Pius Langa dies aged 74
Johannesburg - Former chief justice Pius Langa has died. He was 74.
In a statement, his family said: "The former Chief Justice of South Africa, Justice Pius Langa, died this morning at the Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg."
His brother Mandla said Langa had been in hospital for about a month due to a long illness.
He retired in 2009 and went on to chair the Press Freedom Commission, which looked into the regulation of the print media in South Africa.
Last Modified: Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:57:39 SAST