John Nyathi Pokela

John Nyathi Pokela

John Nyathi "Poks" Pokela (1922 or 1923–30 June 1985) was a South African political activist and Chairman of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC). Born in Herschel in the Transkei region, he was educated at Healdtown Comprehensive School and the University of Fort Hare. Originally a member of the African National Congress Youth League, he left the African National Congress and helped found the PAC in the late 1950s.

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