Khoisan X dies of stroke

By Andy Rice 14 October 2010

Khoisan X, also known as Benny Alexander, died in hospital on Wednesday morning, the Pan African Congress has announced. Alexander, who was secretary-general of the PAC from 1990 until 1994, reportedly suffered a stroke. He was only 55 years old. Alexander changed his name to Khoisan X after leaving politics and becoming an adviser to Adam Kok V, the head of the Griqua traditional royal house. Read more: Sapa, via M&G


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