Faces of Covid-19

Families pay tribute to their loved ones

29 June 2020 - 06:16
By timeslive
Faces of Covid-19
Image: Nolo Moima Faces of Covid-19

'I was very close with my dad, and now he’s gone'

Isiah Kotsi’s quarantine from his family might have spared them Covid-19 infection, but his death and burial in ...

By Jeff Wicks

Tribute to 'hard-working, gentle man' who was lost to Covid-19

A whirlwind romance and a 58-year marriage for retired navy warrant officer Dirkie Kotze, 79, and his wife Lenie, 76, ...

By Alex Patrick

Renowned author Elsa Joubert 'was still positive and hopeful she’d make ...

Nico Steytler’s last conversation with his mother was sad. To him, his mother wore many hats: friend, intellectual ...

By Leonie Wagner

Popular American sailor loses Covid-19 battle in Cape Town

Patrick Childress was a well-known sailor and vlogger who died last Sunday in Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital from ...

By BOBBY JORDAN

'Life is just not fair': family of Eastern Cape nurse who died of Covid-19

She died like a soldier with a gun in her hands. That's how the brother of Sindiswa Madonci, a nurse at Port ...

By Mpumzi Zuzile

Not being able to say goodbye to loving mom and ...

The family of Nomihlali Mkayi, who died on May 11 in the Northern Cape shortly after arriving from her home in the ...

By Zimasa Matiwane

'My husband couldn't breathe': Sars employee loses Covid-19 battle after ...

For many South Africans, the Covid-19 statistics released each night are numbers. But for a Durban nurse, one of those ...

By Nivashni Nair

Hanover Park misses 'fearless' grandpa who woke them up for morning prayers

Retired taxi driver Mogamat Salie Abrahams used to open up his local mosque in Hanover Park, Cape Town, before sunrise ...

By Nicki Gules

'We just thought it was flu': Family of nurse who died of Covid-19

When Tygerberg Hospital registered nurse Thokozani Makaula, 38, developed flu-like symptoms three weeks ago her family ...

By Sipokazi Fokazi

Ralph Vember loved music, gardening, sport and making curry until Covid-19 ...

Ralph Vember’s son, Rob, has a treasured memory of standing on the corner near their home in Athlone, Cape Town, ...

By Paul Ash