27 October 1992
African National Congress (ANC) Regional Executive Committee member and Media officer in the Natal Midlands Region, Mr Reggie Hadebe, was gunned down in an ambush on the Richmond-Ixopo road. Radebe was travelling with other prominent ANC members, Mr Shakes Cele and Mr John Jeffries, a lawyer. They were returning from an aborted peace meeting, which was scheduled to take place in the Ixopo area.