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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.



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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