PAC have received sad news that its Son of the Soil, Matlhaela Michael Masote have passed-on. He left us on Friday, 26th May 2017. He was affectionally known as Monna-Wa-MMino (Man of music) to his fans and followers.

This is indeed a sad chapter in the book of the PAC and also to the world of music. He was a master of violin and have transferred skills to many young people whom some of them are celebrated not only in occupied Azania but across the globe.

Michael is a renowned and outstanding music teacher and the founder of Soweto Youth Orchestra. He was a definition of music itself, an embodiment of art.

He was married to the beautiful daughter of former President and co-founder of the PAC, Ntate Zeph Mothopeng. He was married to Sheila Mothopeng.

He also served, suffered and sacrificed for the liberation against white rule under the guidance of “Uncle Zeph” Mothopeng, also known as The lion of Azania.

Cde Michael passes on after a multiple organ failure on Friday, the 26th May 2017. His lovely family have confirmed with us that he will be buried this Thursday, on the 1st June 2017.

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