Anti-pass student leader Philip Kgosana dies

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Philip Kgosana is survived by his wife and five children. He was 81.

JOHANNESBURG - Pan-Africanist Congress veteran Philip Kgosana has died at the age 81.

He died in a Pretoria hospital on Wednesday following an operation.

Kgosana became a regional leader of the PAC at the age of 23.

He was arrested on the eve of the anti-pass campaign in the 1960s, and the young Kgosana then led over 30,000 protesters to Parliament.

Funeral details are yet to be announced.

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