SABC News | Sport | TV | Radio | Education | TV Licenses | Contact Us
 

JOHNSON, Wana

Age

Description
An iKongo leader who was shot dead by members of the SADF on 6 June 1960 in the Ngquza Hill massacre in Flagstaff, Transkei. He was hoisting a white flag at Ngquza Hill as a sign of peace during a community meeting when police opened fire on the crowd. This took place during the Pondoland revolt. See Pondoland revolt.

... side of Ngquza hill. They then all started coming towards us. We did not even expect any clashes, because none of us had weapons except Wana Johnson had a gun. He had come with his revolver, our commander. They wasted no time. They had not come to talk; they then fired. Wana Johnson then ...
 
SABC Logo
Broadcasting for Total Citizen Empowerment
DMMA Logo
SABC © 2019
>