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Jakes Gerwel: The epitome of integrity and courage

Professor Gert Johannes "Jakes" Gerwel, who died of complications following heart surgery leaves a legacy of quiet leadership and academic excellence.

A son’s tribute to Jakes Gerwel: My pa is ‘n Afrikaan

Jakes Gerwel's son Hein pays tribute to his father, the veteran academic and political activist, who died in the early hours of Wednesday, aged 66.

Mandela presidency’s DG Gerwel dies at 66

Veteran academic and activist Jakes Gerwel, who was director general during Nelson Mandela's presidency, has died at the Kuilsriver Hospital.

The people behind the Mandela machine

Moments after the six o'clock news on May 1, Jakes Gerwel's phone rang.

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