Gerwel honoured in Cape Town name change

2015-01-18 17:32

Anti-apartheid activist Professor Jakes Gerwel's efforts in building a more inclusive society have been commemorated through the renaming of Vanguard Drive, Cape Town, in his honour.

Media24 appoints new chairperson

2013-04-18 08:49

Professor Rachel Jafta has been appointed as chairperson of the Media24 board, a report says.

Loss of true leader

2012-11-30 09:52

Mzwandile Jacks pays tribute to a persuasive leader who wouldn’t mind giving up sleep to fight for the freedom of his people.

Media24 mourns passing of Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 15:52

Media24 mourns the passing of its chairperson Professor Jakes Gerwel, following a short illness.

Govt pays tribute to Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 12:09

The government has sent its condolences to the family and friends of Professor Jakes Gerwel, who has died at the age of 66.

The life of Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 07:56

He grew up on a sheep farm but little did Jakes Gerwel know of the role he would end up playing in his country.

Gerwel still in hospital

2012-11-27 13:02

Professor Jakes Gerwel is still "very ill" in hospital, but is in excellent care, his son Heinrich Gerwel says.


Mandela a great statesman - UWC

2013-12-06 15:34

Nelson Mandela was a great statesman, a truly democratic president and a passionate freedom fighter who was committed to South Africa, the University of the Western Cape (UWC) says.

Media24 appoints successor to Gerwel

2013-04-17 17:24

Media24 has appointed Rachel Jafta as its new chairperson, succeeding Professor Jakes Gerwel, who died late last year.

Bacher: Gerwel saved WI tour

2012-11-28 17:47

Jakes Gerwel was largely responsible for the 1998/99 West Indies tour of SA going ahead, former UCB boss Ali Bacher has said.

Gerwel's tenacity will be missed - Zuma

2012-11-28 14:39

South Africans will be eternally grateful to Professor Jakes Gerwel for laying a strong foundation in the administration of a free South Africa, President Jacob Zuma says.

Condolences for Jakes Gerwel

2012-11-28 09:18

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory has sent condolences on behalf of Mandela and the organisation’s staff to the family of their chairperson Professor Jakes Gerwel, who died at a Cape Town hospital.

Jakes Gerwel dies aged 66

2012-11-28 06:50

Professor Jakes Gerwel, 66, chairperson of Media24 and former director general in the office of Nelson Mandela, has died in hospital, his family has confirmed.

Jakes Gerwel rumours unfounded

2012-11-26 15:58

Rumours that Media 24 chairperson Jakes Gerwel has died are untrue, but he is in a critical condition in hospital.

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