It is with great sadness to learn of the passing on of Comrade Cletus Mzimela-nom du guerre- Nicholus Malinga.Comrade Nicholus Malinga who was 82 years of age died at a Durban hospital after a long illness. He was recovering from a third stroke when he eventually passed on.
Comrade Malinga was a member of the Luthuli Detachment and saw action during the Wankie Campaign in 1967.He was later assigned and deployed to carry out operations in the Durban area, a task he carried out effectively until he was arrested by members of the apartheid security branch.
He was tried and sentenced to a 10 year prison term on Robben Island. More details will be provided after consultations with the family.We dip our revolutionary banner in salute of our fallen comrade and an outstanding hero.
Lala Ngo Xolo Comrade Malinga
President of the ANC Veterans League.