Hamba kahle, Jeanette Minnie

Jeanette Minnie
Jeanette Minnie

Jeanette Minnie, journalist, media campaigner and freedom of expression activist is no more. She was born on July 17, 1955 and passed away on November 2, 201ß6 in Johannesburg, South Africa. METHAETSILE LEEPILE pays tribute to an old friend.

On October 22, 2016 I opened my mail and came across this terse message from Pierre Minnie, which was addressed to friends and colleagues:

“It is with great regret that I am letting you know that my wife, Jeanette Minnie, is very ill and has been diagnosed with cancer. The oncologist has confirmed that she is terminal.”

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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