A Martyr for the Young Lions

The murder of an A.N.C. hero edges South Africa's volatile black youths closer to war

The threat of death was nothing new to Chris Hani. As the exiled military commander of the African National Congress during the 1980s, he survived three attempts on his life. After President F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban on the A.N.C. in 1990 and Hani returned home from Zambia as a member of the group's ruling executive committee to negotiate with Pretoria's white rulers, he looked forward to living eventually in a fair and free society. Last week, however, as he arrived at his home in Boksburg from a morning of grocery shopping with his daughter, Hani, 50, was gunned down...

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