Tom Sharpe, who has died aged 85, was in the great tradition of English comic novelists.
Willem Hefer brought the Boschendal wine brand to life, but will be remembered for dramatically improving the healthcare of the Alexandra community.
Margaret Thatcher, also known as the "Iron Lady" has died, aged 87, after suffering a stroke.
Roger Ebert, who was the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, has died in Chicago two days after he revealing his cancer had returned.
Chinua Achebe, who has died aged 82, was Africa's best-known novelist and the founding father of African fiction.
As we mourn a life lost, we should also remember to celebrate its tremendous success in so brief a period.
Tanya Pampalone remembers her friend, Mandy Rossouw.
Politics reporter Mandy Rossouw will be remembered for her vivid character, razor-sharp wit and insightful articles.
Amid accusations of madness, the most horrific stories about the apartheid agent turned out to be true, writes Phillip de Wet.
Rita Levi Montalcini, joint winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine and an Italian Senator for Life, died on Sunday at the age of 103.