JUST IN | Sidwell Medupe, trade and industry department spokesperson, has died

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Sidwell Medupe, spokesperson of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, has died.
Sidwell Medupe, spokesperson of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, has died.
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Sidwell Medupe, spokesperson of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has died.

Deputy Director-General of Corporate Management Services at the dtic, Sarah Choane, confirmed his passing.

"It is sad news for us; we are busy with a media statement," she said.

Medupe was a journalist at the SABC before he became head of communications in the North West Department of Public Works.

More to follow.

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