The City of Ekurhuleni has officially received the keys to the home of slain struggle hero Chris Hani. The house‚ which was previously privately owned‚ will be turned into a museum to depict the life of the anti-apartheid hero and South African Communist Party (SACP) leader. "The house has been bought. It has been transferred to our name‚" said Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina on Thursday. "As we were buying the house‚ we asked ourselves, ‘Why are we buying the house?’ We immediately then directed our officials to apply to the South African Heritage Resource Agency to declare this house‚ a heritage [site]." The ANC-governed metro has purchased the property in Dawn Park‚ Boksburg. Masina said the house would undergo several changes to help it commemorate Hani’s life. A price tag has not been disclosed‚ but it is included in the R50m that will be used by the City of Ekurhuleni for the development of the area. Masina said a narrative centre would be built in the vicinity of the herita...

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