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Living out our differences-Reflections on Mandela

In a wide-ranging interview before his death a year ago, Jakes Gerwel-academic, vice-chancellor and chief aide to Nelson Mandela

'A triumph' over the apartheid and Verwoerdian dictum

BORN on January 18, 1946 in Somerset East in rural Eastern Cape, Professor Gert Johannes Gerwel was a product of historically disadvantaged schools in the Eastern Cape.

Highlighting the life of a legend

The Jakes Gerwel Foundation together with the University of the Western Cape (UWC) will host the inaugural Jakes Gerwel Commemorative Lecture.

Chancellor: Jakes Gerwel Obituary

Jakes Gerwel (1946–2012): Humble intellectual, scholar and leader