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SEBE, Charles

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A former commander in the CDF who was shot dead on 28 January 1991, the day after he had escaped from a CDF roadblock between Stutterheim and King William’s Town, Cape. Together with former CDF general, Colonel Onward Guzana, Major General Sebe, who had been living in Transkei for some years, left Transkei and drove to Ciskei with the intention of taking over Brigadier Oupa Gqozo’s government, unaware that they were being lured into a trap. An inquest court found that Major General Sebe was illegally shot dead while surrendering.

... and residents returned home. 130 The Peelton conflict was the beginning of widespread rural rebellion against Ciskei president Chief Lennox Sebe’s rule, which resulted in initial popular support for Brigadier Oupa Gqozo, who overthrew Sebe’s government in March 1990. 131 A press ...
... regarded at the time as an economic blockade. This appears to fit in with the “phase two” described in the Abbot plans. The killing of Charles Sebe and Onward Guzana 169 On the night of 27 January 1991, Ciskei rebels Charles Sebe [EC0904/96CCK] and Mangwane Onward Guzana [EC0405/96ELN] ...
138 On 2 June 1986, Chief Lent Maqoma, a one-time ally of Lennox Sebe, launched his Ciskei People’s Rights Protection Party; this was followed a few months later by the launch by the rebel group in Transkei of the ‘armed wing’ of this party, Iliso Lomzi. It seems that both were launched ...
The deaths of Sebe and Guzana 338 On 27 January 1991, Colonel Onward Guzana [EC0405/96ELN], formerly of the CDF, and Major General Charles Sebe [EC0904/96CCK], the former Ciskei security chief who had been living in Transkei for some years, were shot at a CDF roadblock in Ciskei on the road ...
... Jannie Geldenhuys, and put into operation. 294. By January 1987, the following actions had been taken:a Iliso Lomzi had been established by anti-Sebe forces as the progovernment ‘resistance movement’ and had undergone training. b Charles Sebe, who had been identified as the leader of ...
... than in other homelands. While command of security forces had generally been given to seconded South African officials, Major General Charles Sebe assumed control over the CCS in Ciskei. Although he had served about twenty years in the South African security structures, at the time of his ...
Moeketsi SEBAKA, Justice Kleinkie SEBAKA, Stephen SEBAKE, Gosalamang Vironica SEBATANE, Johanes Judia SEBATHE, Boitumelo Pamela SEBATJANE, Matshwene SEBE, Charles SEBEI, Moshobotlale Lucas SEBEKEDI, Mosa Anthony SEBETHE, Sylvester SEBIHO, Gordon Mooketsi SEBOA, Nicolas Rabotadi SEBOHODI SEBOKA, ...
... allegations that Transkei was harbouring, training and arming MK guerrillas. 148 On 4 March 1990 officers in the Ciskei military overthrew Lennox Sebe and installed Brigadier Oupa Gqozo in his place, an action in which South African security forces were apparently not involved. It appears that ...
... husband had tried to find Deliswa, but police initially refused to talk to him. Eventually he was able to meet with Ciskei security chief Charles Sebe, who told him that Deliswa had been shot by the police. The case of Bonisile Norushe Mr Bonisile Philemon Norushe [EC0389/96ELN], a branch ...
... fall apart: the homeland armies rebel 190 By the end of the 1980s, the homeland armies were starting to rebel. While the coup attempt by Charles Sebe was probably at least supported by the SADF and the 1987 attack on Lennox Sebe was part of the SADF’s Operation Katzen, there were a few ...
... over on 4 March 1990, shortly after the national unbannings, riding on a wave of rural resistance to the rule of former Ciskei president, Mr Lennox Sebe. It appears that neither of these coups was initiated by South African security forces, as has been speculated; rather they seem to have emerged ...
... for Operation Katzen, an attempt to establish a surrogate force in the Eastern Cape as well as the overthrow of the Ciskei government of Lennox Sebe. Amnesty was granted [AC/2000/192; AC/1999/243; AC/2000/037]. 279. The following members of the SADF applied for amnesty for their role in ...
... directed intelligence. The US passes the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act which imposes fiscal and other sanctions on South Africa. Charles Sebe, jailed in 1984 for plotting a coup against his brother, Ciskei President Lennox Sebe, is broken out of jail in 1986 with the assistance of ...
... of personalities seems to have been far stronger in the homelands than in South Africa proper. In Ciskei in the early 1980s, Major General Charles Sebe was the overall security force commander and operated as a dictator: the powers of the Ciskei National Security Act of 1982 were exercised on ...
... for lengthy periods. 110 Mr Archibald Patuleni [EC2636/97KWT], detained in March 1963, experienced the imaginary chair torture: I knew Charles Sebe because he was a Special Branch … He told me that I would sit in a government chair, so I must not break it … It meant to put yourself in ...
... warring homelands. Ironically, the immediate need for the commission had been sparked off by the failed TDF attack on the Ciskei president Lennox Sebe’s palace in January 1987; this was later revealed to have been planned by the SADF as part of Operation Katzen. 172 At the same time, ...
... and limits on the right to strike. Most of the powers were exercised on the discretion of the commander general of national security, Charles Sebe. 98 Police in homeland areas acted with extraordinary brutality, possibly because these regions were so often ignored by the rest of the ...
... was one of a group of Poqo members who tried to attack the King William’s Town police station in 1963. He was detained by Mr Charles Xhanti Sebe (now deceased) and Card the following day and taken to King William’s Town. Nongena described his torture: They put you into the sack, they ...
... vigil is attacked with automatic weapons in Sebokeng, Transvaal. Ciskei rebels, Colonel Onward Mangwane Guzana and former General Charles Sebe are shot dead at a roadblock in Ciskei on 27 January, following an apparent ambush on their coup attempt against Brigadier Oupa Gqozo’s ...
 
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