Ever wondered how the underground banned political movement communicated their messages to South Africans during the apartheid years? 

In 1967 a little-known chapter in the history of the anti-apartheid movement began. Radical students from London Universities, mostly socialists, traveled to South Africa to take part in illegal activities against the regime. This is the subject of London Recruits: The Secret War Against Apartheid, a new book edited by Ken Keable.

It draws together the stories of 35 students recruited by Ronnie Kasrils. He was a leading South African Communist Party activist and founding member of Umkhonto We Sizwe, the armed wing of the ANC.  Kasrils was speaking on Morning Live with one of the secret agents, Dennis Walsh.


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