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SAHRC mourns death of deputy chairperson Priscilla Jana

South Africa has lost a “giant’ with the death of South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) deputy chairperson Devikarani Priscilla Sewpal Jana on Saturday, the SAHRC said in paying tribute to the anti-apartheid struggle lawyer. “South Africa has lost a giant who sacrificed herself selflessly for us all to enjoy[…]

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SA rugby pays tribute to former rugby legend Moerat

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander paid tribute to former rugby legend and national representative Yusuf Moerat who died in Paarl on Sunday. Moerat, who received national colours in rugby and provincial colours in cricket and tennis, turned 91 on November 2, 2019, on the day the Springboks won the Rugby[…]

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Hambe Kahle Advocate Hishaam Mohamed

Tributes have poured in following the death of Advocate Hishaam Mohamed, the former provincial head of the Justice Department, who had since 2019 been an ANC MP. Advocate Hishaam Mohamed passed away last night due to a heart attack. Having held various titles in the social justice sector since high[…]

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Ml Karaan’s loss leaves huge void

“The greatest memory I have of my father is that he was always humming. When I was a child, I observed it and always wondered what he was saying. Only years later did I understand that he was praising the Prophet (saw). He was in a constant state of thikr[…]

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Tributes flood in for Chabane

Tributes continued to pour in on Monday for Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane, killed in a car accident at the weekend. Chabane, his driver and a bodyguard crashed into a truck making a U-turn on the N1 near Polokwane around 1am on Sunday. A breathalyser test taken shortly[…]

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Musicians pay tribute to late musical legend

Renowned Cape Town Musician, Zayn Adam passed away at the age of 67 in Grootes Schuur on Sunday, after suffering from a heart attack earlier in the week. The performer is known in the world over for his contributions to the South African jazz scene, even more so for his[…]

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CMRM pays tribute to Professor Ali Mazrui

The following tribute was delivered by Imam Rashied Omar, during his Jumuah Khutbah at the Claremont Main Road Masjid, on Friday the 17th October 2014: The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) extends its deepest condolences on the passing of one of Africa’s foremost public intellectuals and scholars, Professor Ali Mazrui.[…]

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Gordimer was fearless: Sanef

Nobel Laureate and writer Nadine Gordimer was fearless in her stand for justice, equality and freedom, the SA National Editors Forum said on Tuesday. “Fearless and uncompromising in her stand for justice, equality and freedom for all, she saw her works banned as she challenged and straddled the great racial[…]

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