African Oral Narratives
Military Intelligence in Apartheid-era South Africa

An interview with retired policeman Siqelo Fredrick Mkhize of Sebokeng, by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava.

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Creator: McKinley, Dale
Mkhize, Siqelo
Veriava, Ahmed
Contributing Institutions: SAHA; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributor: Moses Moremi (Transcriber)
Biography: Fifty-seven years old at the time of the interview, Siqelo Fredrick Mkhize was born and raised in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal. He received tertiary and technikon education and joined the South African Police (SAP) in 1973. Both his parents died soon afterwards. He was transferred to the Vaal Triangle in 1974 and worked as a police constable throughout the Vaal for the next twenty-six years, with Sebokeng as his home base. He was forced to retire in 2000 due to health problems. He lives off his pension and lives in a medium-sized private house.
Description: This interview with retired policeman Siqelo Fredrick Mkhize was conducted by Dale McKinley and Ahmed Veriava in Sebokeng in 2007 as part of the South African History Archive's Alternative History Project, titled 'Forgotten Voices in the Present'.
Date: September 9, 2007
Location: Sebokeng, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Digitizer: SAHA
Source: SAHA collection AL3280