The formidable freedom-fighter

Died: Dr Frene Noshir Ginwala, 90, freedom fighter and first Speaker of Parliament of free South Africa; on January 12, 2023 in Johannesburg, South Africa after suffering a stroke. The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramphosa, announced a seven-day mourning period for Ginwala and directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast throughout the country. An official memorial service was held on January 24 at which her co-workers in the many bodies of which she was a part paid her the highest of tributes. For 20 years, from 1971 to 1990, Ginwala served as a member of the Cabinet......

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