Jakes Gerwel rumours unfounded

2012-11-26 15:58
Jakes Gerwel (Picture: Supplied)

Jakes Gerwel (Picture: Supplied)

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Cape Town - Professor Jakes Gerwel, chairperson of Media 24, is seriously ill in hospital after undergoing a three-way heart bypass operation last week.

Rumours were rife on Monday afternoon that Gerwel had died.

Die Burger’s Editor-in-Chief Bun Booyens confirmed that Gerwel is being treated in the Netcare Kuils River Hospital, but the hospital refused to divulge any further information.

*An earlier News24 story incorrectly reported that Gerwel had died. News24 apologises for any distress it may have caused.

 - News24 is part of the Media24 group.

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