Dr John Kani mourns George Bizos' passing: "He was my friend"

Dr John Kani mourns George Bizos' passing: "He was my friend"

- Dr John Kani has taken to social media to mourn the passing of his friend George Bizos

- Kani describes the late Bizos as one of the most distinguished minds Mzansi has ever seen

- The veteran actor's fans took to his timeline to help him mourn Bizos, who passed away on Wednesday

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World renowned playwright Dr John Kani has taken to social media to mourn his late "friend" George Bizos. Kani penned a heartfelt tribute to Bizos, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91.

Bizos was an anti-apartheid lawyer who represented the likes of Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu in the Rivonia trials. Kani joined scores of social media users who have shared their fond memories of the late apartheid stalwart since the news of his passing broke. The veteran actor wrote:

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"Undoubtedly one of the most distinguished legal minds this country has ever produced Advocate George Bizos has passed away. He was my friend. Masimbulele uThixo ngobomi bakhe. My deepest condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace. Elder."

Kani's followers took to his comment section to share their condolences to Kani and Bizos' family.

@petersawanda commented:

"Hard year for you Doc. Heavy based on all the condolence messages you send out. Take heart, Dr Kani."

@isobeldixon wrote:

"I am so sorry to hear this news. Such a great loss."

@sahmventer said:

"Deepest condolences to you, sir."

@edward_sume added:

"Heroes salute to our late legal giant advocate George Bizos! May his soul rest in peace! His legacy lives on! RIP!"

Briefly.co.za reported that Kani, who played the role King T’Chaka in the Black Panther movie, recently took to social media to pay his respects to late actor Chadwick Boseman.

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Dr John Kani mourns George Bizos' passing: "He was my friend"

Dr John Kani has penned a heartfelt tribute to late anti-apartheid lawyer George Bizos. Image: Getty Images
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In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Ntando Duma has mopped the floor with a troll who came for her forehead on social media. The star served the tweep with a spicy clap-back on Twitter recently.

The Queen star shared a collage of her stunning snaps on the micro-blogging app on Monday, 7 September. She described herself as a skin glow representative. The stunner also joked about her forehead in the same post. She captioned the post: "Sphongo (forehead) nation and skin glow representative."

Many of the stunner's followers flooded her timeline to compliment her for looking gorgeous and glowing on the pics. But one troll, @RolandSavage7, decided to shade the star's forehead. The stunner came back with a vicious response. Ntando replied to the troll, who has a dreadlocks haircut:

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"Does the bush grow on your head?"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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