Cape Town – The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, Bongani Mayosi, has died at the age of 51.
The news of his death was announced by the newly appointed UCT Vice Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng on Friday evening.
In a brief statement, Phakeng announced the shocking news but did not go into detail as to what led to the death.
“The university is in touch with Professor Mayosi’s family, who is appreciative of all messages of support and condolences, but requests that their privacy be respected during this difficult time”, said Phakeng.
This is a developing story. May his soul rest in power.