Former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle dies

2019-11-15 12:31

The public broadcaster says it had 'learnt with great shock' of the passing of former SABC group CEO Solly Mokoetle.

Scientist who popularised term 'global warming' dies at 87

2019-02-20 05:39

The scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularised the term 'global warming' has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.

Anti-apartheid activist and award-winning author Hugh Lewin dies

2019-01-17 13:20

South African author, journalist and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Lewin has died.

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.

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

2018-12-01 07:40

American President George H.W. Bush, at 94 years old, was one of two of the longest-lived US presidents. He and former President Jimmy Carter were the same age.


'Mr Press Freedom' Raymond Louw mourned

2019-06-05 12:02

Former newspaper editor and South African media heavyweight Raymond Louw has died at the age of 93, within 24 hours of the passing of his wife.

Ramaphosa pays tribute to 'valiant fighter' Hugh Lewin

2019-01-18 08:47

'We have lost an incredible writer and a valiant soldier who fought fearlessly for human rights and the justice and freedom that are the hallmarks of our democracy,' Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

'Uncompromising freedom fighter' who brokered taxi peace - former Gauteng MEC laid to rest

2019-01-03 12:19

Former Gauteng transport MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu has been remembered as a dedicated man, who committed his life to the provision of basic services.

FEATURE: The lives we lost in 2018

2018-12-26 19:47

A roundup of the year's notable deaths from Bloomberg.

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