Hugh Macmillan has taught at universities in Zambia, South Africa, and Eswatini. He has published widely on the history of the ANC and other southern African topics. He is a research associate at the African Studies Centre, Oxford University.
Chris Hani was one of the most highly respected leaders of the African National Congress, the South African Communist Party, and uMkhonto we Sizwe. His assassination in 1993 threatened to upset the transition to democracy but also prompted an intervention by Nelson Mandela, which accelerated the process. This biography provides a concise presentation of this iconic political leader’s life.