Loved & Lost

First black Comrades Marathon winner runs his final race

Loved and Lost: Samuel Tshabalala (1957-2022)


Loved and lost: Sizwe Sibiya (10 September 1996 - 29 August 2022)

A courageous whistleblower who stood up to state capture

Loved and Lost: Mabel Patronella “Vytjie” Mentor (1963 - 2022).

The heart of a legendary trio of lifelong friends

Loved and Lost: Tokollo “Magesh” Tshabalala (1976 – 2022)

Loved and Lost: Lebohang Quiteria Kekana (1983 – 2022)

Born in 1983 towards the end of the apartheid era in Katlehong, Johannesburg, Lebohang Quiteria Kekana would grow up to become one of the country’s foremost designers.

Loved and Lost: Councillor Smanga “Cooper” Nhlapho (1989-2022)

Only four months after sealing victory as the first community forum to lead the Lekwa Local Municipality, the People’s Party have lost one of their loyal and beloved members.

LOVED AND LOST: Rikhado “Riky Rick” Makhado (1987 – 2022)

Rikhado “Riky Rick” Makhado had a generosity and a passion for music which can best be summed up by the speech he gave after winning Best Hit Single at the 16th Metro FM Awards.

LOVED AND LOST: Kuli Roberts (1972-2022)

Full of life, a mischievous sense of humour and utterly kind hearted.

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