The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) has expressed sadness at the passing of City Press Senior political reporter, Ngwako Modjadji.
He died on Saturday night in what is believed to be a hit-and-run.
Modjadji cut his teeth in journalism at the Citizen newspaper before joining the Sowetan as a political journalist.
Ordinary South Africans and various organisations have taken to social media to send their condolences.
City Press mourns the untimely death of senior political journalist Ngwako Modjadji. Our condolences go out to the Modjadji family, his colleagues and his friends.
May your beautiful soul rest in peace. https://t.co/9tQ6RAaePE pic.twitter.com/ayjPsX0rYT
— City Press (@City_Press) May 5, 2019
Let me send my heartfelt condolences to #NgwakoModjadji's family, so sad to hear about your passing and you were remarkably talented & generous, Rest In Peace journalist
— KhayelihleKhumalo (@KhayaJames) May 5, 2019
Condolences to the media family especially at @City_Press Ngwako Modjadji was an amazing soul. He was a hard worker, he loved journalism and helped interpret the political happenings of our country, dominating front pages everywhere he worked!
— Mahlatse Mahlase (@hlatseentle) May 5, 2019
Saddened to hear about the passing of @City_Press journalist Ngwako Modjadji. Condolences to the @City_Press and the entire media community. May his soul rest in perfect and eternal peace. pic.twitter.com/iVUMwaNtqe
— #OurLandAndJobsNow (@MbuyiseniNdlozi) May 5, 2019
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