Jakes Gerwel taught me that I did not have to buy in to a narrow definition of coloured people
ON Monday we were told that Professor Jakes Gerwel had died. It was not true. He was indeed gravely ill after recovering from a heart operation.
STRUGGLE icon, story-teller and lover of cricket Jakes Gerwel received a fitting send-off yesterday from friends and family at a memorial service at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town. Read More
Confidante to Mandela family who was like a son
JAKES Gerwel’s calm and calculated approach to challenging situations was a safety net for former president Nelson Mandela’s family, a memorial service heard on Saturday.