2018: The year South Africa lost giants of the nation

2018-12-31 11:30

As 2018 draws to a close, it will be remembered as the year that South Africa bid farewell to several of its A-list actors, singers, politicians, and most poignantly, the mother of the nation.

Final farewell for UCT Professor Bongani Mayosi

2018-08-04 06:43

Final farewells for dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression, are expected to be held in Cape Town.

Professor Mayosi was 'black excellence' - UCT vice-chancellor

2018-08-02 21:07

University of Cape Town Professor Bongani Mayosi was black excellence, vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has told mourners at his memorial service.

Special Provincial Official Funeral declared for Prof Mayosi

2018-08-02 11:57

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that a Special Provincial Official funeral will be held for top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi.

UCT must take responsibility for Prof Mayosi's death – former Fees Must Fall leader

2018-07-31 14:03

The University of Cape Town rejected Mayosi's attempt to leave the institution because "it would look bad if a senior black academic resigned", Chumani Maxwele has alleged..

He was called names 'like coconut or sell-out' - UCT VC on Professor Mayosi and #FeesMustFall

2018-07-31 10:29

The University of Cape Town's vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, in her own words addresses the suicide of Professor Bongani Mayosi and the post trauma of the #FeesMustFall protests.

Mayosi was a 'symbol of pride and encouragement' for black medical students - Mkhize

2018-07-29 16:00

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Zweli Mkhize has paid tribute to renowned cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi, calling him a role model and hero of SA in the medical sector.

Family devastated by death of Prof Bongani Mayosi, says he struggled with depression

2018-07-28 19:48

Top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi committed suicide, following a battle with depression, says his family who is struggling to come to terms with his loss.


UCT professor Bongani Mayosi hailed as a dedicated man, as friends and family say goodbye

2018-08-04 16:33

Over two thousand people have paid their final respects to the dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences, Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression.

UCT academics call for inquiry into Professor Mayosi's death

2018-08-03 10:45

Some of Professor Bongani Mayosi's black colleagues have expressed their dismay at how the discourse following his death is playing out.

OVERVIEW: 'He was a desert wild flower that quickly rose up' - mourner on Professor Bongani Mayosi

2018-08-02 15:33

UCT hosted a special memorial service to honour their fallen colleague and top South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi in Memorial Hall on Thursday.

Death of UCT's professor Mayosi shows need for black professionals to unite - BMF

2018-08-01 15:13

The death of the dean of health sciences at UCT shows the need for black professionals to support each other, says a provincial chair of the Black Management Forum.


2018-07-31 11:21

Local singer, actress and television presenter Nandi Madida has slammed Western Cape Premier Helen Zille for a tweet regarding the recent passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi.

Professor Bongani Mayosi honoured at informal UCT memorial

2018-07-30 20:45

Hundreds of students from the University of Cape Town have paid their respects to Dean of Health Sciences Professor Bongani Mayosi.

Shock at beloved prof’s sudden death

2018-07-29 10:23

He was a sensitive man, greatly affected by the plight of students in the wake of #FeesMustFall protests at the University of Cape Town.

Ramaphosa extends condolences following death of renowned cardiologist

2018-07-28 14:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the death of renowned South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi was not only a loss to his family "but to the country as a whole".

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