obituaries

 
The poet by whom the English language lives
The poet by whom the English language lives
Derek Walcott, the poet-chronicler of the island life, died, aged 87, in Saint Lucia, Caribbean, on March 17 after a long illness. He set out to be...
Rest in power, Miriam Tlali: Author, enemy of apartheid and feminist
Rest in power, Miriam Tlali: Author, enemy of apartheid and feminist
Renowned South African author Miriam Masoli Tlali passed away on...
Judge Essa Moosa 'was like a beacon of hope in dark times'
Judge Essa Moosa 'was like a beacon of hope in dark times'
Judge Essa Moosa died peacefully on Sunday morning after a short illness, a family spokesperson has said.
Singer Thandi Klaasen has died at 86
Singer Thandi Klaasen has died at 86
South African singer Thandi Klaasen has died at the age of 86 after she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer recently. News of her death was...
Death of an anarchist
Death of an anarchist
Was it coincidence that on the day the Nobel prize in literature was awarded to Bob Dylan, his fellow laureate Dario Fo died? Or was it Euterpe,...
Kwaito legend Mandoza (38) dies of brain tumour
Kwaito legend Mandoza (38) dies of brain tumour
South African Kwaito star Mandoza has died on Sunday. He was 38.
Businessman Don Mkhwanazi dies
Businessman Don Mkhwanazi dies
The ANC has paid tribute to prominent businessman and a close ally of president ...
Investigative reporter David Beresford saw the big picture
Investigative reporter David Beresford saw the big picture
OBITUARY: DAVID BERESFORD 1947-2016
Obituary: Final bow for struggle stalwart
Obituary: Final bow for struggle stalwart
OBITUARY: HERMANUS LOOTS (JAMES STUART)

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