South Africans have taken to social media platforms to express their grief at the new of the death of former Minister of Sport and Recreation, Makhenkesi Stofile at the age of 71.

Users including political party, the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania and newspaper, The Daily Dispatch tweeted…

The was born in Adelaide in the Eastern Cape and joined the #ANC in the 1960s.He  had recently been appointed as a chancellor of the University of Fort Hare