The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

  1. notes with sadness the untimely passing of Ambassador Zeph Makgetla, on Tuesday 5 September 2023;
  2. remember that he spent almost 27 years in exile, where he perfected his skills as a MK soldier and military engineer;
  3. recalls that he served as ambassador to Greece and Sweden, and dedicated most of his life to the struggle for a free and democratic South Africa;
  4. further recalls that between 1964 and 1975 he worked in a variety of political, diplomatic and military positions for the ANC, mainly stationed in Tanzania, Zambia and the then Soviet Union;
  5. understands that between 1975 and 1982, Bra Zeph, as he was affectionately known as, obtained a master’s degree in cinematography;
  6. believes the country has lost one of the most distinguished servants of the people; and
  7. conveys deepest condolences to the family of MK soldier Zeph Makgetla.