South African Communist Party

13 June 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) expresses its message of heartfelt condolences to the family of comrade Khaya Xaba, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), and the Young Communist League of South Africa (YCLSA). The National Spokesperson of Nehawu passed away in the early hours of Sunday, 13 June 2021 after experiencing complications from an illness. It was with great sadness that we learnt of comrade Khaya’s untimely death. Xaba joined the national democratic revolutionary movement at a young age, starting with the YCLSA just after completing his schooling. He was a selfless young communist activist determined to achieve socialism. It was in the ranks of the YCLSA as an activist, well as through academic studies, that Khaya developed his skills as a political and working-class communicator. The YCLSA appointed him, to be based full-time at…

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SACP deeply saddened by the untimely death of Khaya Xaba, Nehawu’s National Spokesperson