Veteran Journalist Karima Brown has succumbed to Covid-19 related complications, reported eNCA.
She had been in hospital in a ventilator fighting Covid-19.
She was the host of The Fix on eNCA and also held number of senior media positions, including Political Editor at Business Day and Group Executive Editor at Independent Media.
The tragic news were broken out by eNCA on Thursday morning (04 March 2021).
Messages have been pouring on Social Media. See some below:
Still battling to wrap my mind around the news that Karima Brown is no more. This shocked me to the core. Heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues. Thank you for your fearless commitment to necessary conversations #KarimaBrown #RIPKarimaBrown pic.twitter.com/M2RaUHeYz3— Prof Thuli Madonsela (@ThuliMadonsela3) March 4, 2021
Ms Karima Brown’s passing is sudden and heartbreaking. She was a brilliant journalist and now broadcaster. Sending my deepest condolences to her family, her friends and colleagues. South African media has lost one of its loudest voice – I’ll miss our robust engagements. pic.twitter.com/kYXd7Ujz22— Minister of Transport |Mr Fix (@MbalulaFikile) March 4, 2021
My deepest condolences to Karima Brown's family following the news of her passing. She was courageous, bold and incredibly fearless. May her soul rest in peace.— Cathy Mohlahlana (@CathyMohlahlana) March 4, 2021
This is sad news indeed.— Mmusi Maimane (@MmusiMaimane) March 4, 2021
I would like to extend my condolences to the family of Karima Brown and to her work colleagues.
May her soul Rest In Peace 🕯. https://t.co/SDSls4HXkn
We are saddened to hear that senior journalist & political commentator Karima Brown has passed away.— Bantu Holomisa (@BantuHolomisa) March 4, 2021
It was interesting to listen to her analyses; even when we disagreed with her.
Our condolences to her loved ones. May her soul rest in peace. https://t.co/jGgCf4gVmx
Condolences to many of my former colleagues at @eNCA who are likely reeling this morning from Karima Brown's passing. I am thinking today of her family, close friends and comrades in various spaces who are in mourning. She was, without a doubt, a force.— Erin Bates (@ermbates) March 4, 2021