Vernon Nkadimeng

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Vernon Nkadimeng (25 June 1958 in Alexandra – 21 May 1985 in Gaborone, Botswana) was a member of the African National Congress who was killed while in exile in Botswana by the apartheid secret police.[1][dead link]


He fled South Africa following the 1976 Soweto uprising at the age of 18. He entered the Umkhonto We Sizwe (MK) in Angola, the armed wing of the ANC and soon rose up through the military structures of the MK. He traveled to Czechoslovakia with the MK, where he received specialist military training.[2][dead link] On 21 May 1985, Nkadimeng was killed by a car bomb placed by the apartheid police.[citation needed]


  1. ^ List of ANC Members who Died in Exile Archived July 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Family exhumes apartheid victims body BOPA Daily News Archive, 16 January 2006