Cornelius Maphoto has confirmed the death of ANC veteran and General,Ike Maphoto, Capricorn FM reports.

According to Cornelius, Maphoto “passed away in the early hours of the morning” at the age of 88.

Maphoto was considered a hero of the struggle against apartheid.

Tributes have begun pouring in, including from Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, who said “may his soul rest in perfect revolutionary peace”.

The family will update the public on his funeral arrangements in due course.

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Cornelius Maphoto has confirmed the death of ANC veteran and General,Ike Maphoto, Capricorn FM reports. According to Cornelius, Maphoto “passed away in the early hours of the morning” at the age of 88. Maphoto was considered a hero of the struggle against apartheid. Tributes have begun pouring in, including from Economic Freedom Fighters...