Hamba kahle, Prof Mayosi

03 August 2018 | Video Caroline Bull Picture Robyn Walker.

The University of Cape Town (UCT) held a special memorial service for the late Professor Bongani Mayosi on Thursday, 2 August 2018 in Memorial Hall.

Mourners filled the hall and listened as friends, family and colleagues paid tribute to the late Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Professor Mayosi passed away on Friday, 27 July 2018.

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Bongani Mayosi


The University of Cape Town mourns the passing of Professor Bongani Mayosi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, who left us on the morning of Friday, 27 July. While this is a very difficult time for both students and staff, particularly those in the Faculty of Health Sciences, it is also a time to reflect on and celebrate the incredible life of one of the university’s finest academics and researchers.

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Letters of condolence

Justice VC Saldanha 13:13, 1 August 2018
Dr Jeremy Farrar, Wellcome 08:46, 1 August 2018