Fare thee well ex-terrorist, liberation fighter

Adieu:There is Mike the politician; the terrorist; the prisoner; the liberation fighter and Mike the parent and writer
Adieu:There is Mike the politician; the terrorist; the prisoner; the liberation fighter and Mike the parent and writer

On the seventh day of April 2024, at 15h36mins, a heart of another liberation stalwart, Michael Kitso Dingake “had ceased to beat”. Born in the village of Bobonong 96 years ago, Cde Mike left his parents, at the age of 13, to pursue his further studies in the then Apartheid South Africa.

His father, my grandfather, showed some remarkable foresight and vision by sending Mike to such a far-flung corner at a time when parents were comfortable with their children herding cattle.

Once in South Africa, Cde MK was to do the unthinkable, to the shock of his father and many others in the village, when he joined the struggle for the liberation of the people of South Africa. There is Mike the politician; the terrorist; the prisoner; the liberation fighter and Mike the parent and writer, depending on who you are and your perspective of him and how he touched you or how your pasts crossed.

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