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Veteran South African Journalist, Karima Brown, Dies Of COVID-19

 

South Africa’s seasoned Journalist and broadcaster Karima Brown has on Thursday succumbed to coronavirus.

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The News of her untimely death was first reported by her employer, eNCA, where Brown anchored the weekly show ‘The Fix’.

 

Brown’s family has released a statement saying she will be laid to rest in a private burial ceremony. “We are enormously proud of the fierce determination she had shown, since her early years, to get involved in bringing about a more just, inclusive, and anti-racist South Africa,” the statement read.

 

“This determination also shaped her fearless approach to journalism. She was driven by a conviction that journalism must be in service of justice.”

 

Brown, who was also a political commentator held many senior positions in the South African media industry, including executive editor for the Independent Group and political editor at Business Day.

 

She hosted a number of broadcasting shows, most recently ‘The fix’ on eNCA, which aired on Sundays. She was a former 702 talk show host and hosted a show on CNBC Africa.

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