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OBITUARY | Clive Keegan: a giant who would not be slayed


OBITUARY | Clive Keegan: a giant who would not be slayed

The once-banned Nusas member, politician and master raconteur has died at the age of 72 in Cape Town

Chris Barron

Clive Keegan, who has died in Cape Town at the age of 72, was one of eight Nusas students banned in 1973 for five years by the notorious Schlebusch Commission for “supporting the revolutionary overthrow of the SA government”.

Keegan, vice-president of the National Union of South African Students at the time, was in good company.

Among others banned were then president of Nusas Paul Pretorius, chief evidence leader at the Zondo commission of inquiry; former Nusas president Neville Curtis; academic Rick Turner, who was assassinated by a police death squad; and Paula Ensor, who became dean of humanities at the University of Cape Town (UCT)...

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