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Modise Thandi

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Thandi Modise

As a teenager, Thandi Modise crossed the borders into Angola to train as a guerilla soldier for the emerging military wing of the ANC, Umkonto we Sizwe (MK). Having undergone military and political training, she was the first woman sent back to fight and organize in the townships.

Thandi has been a member of the African National Congress Women's Executive Committee since 1994 and she held the post of Deputy President until 1997.

She was previously the Chair of the Portfolio Committee on Defense and the Joint Standing Committee on Defense in South Africa's Parliament....

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