We were shocked to hear that the celebrated Afrikaans author, poet and spiritual, Dr Tom Gouws, was killed last night, 25th July, 2018 in an attack on his smallholding near Hartbeespoort. He was 57 years old.

Dr Gouws was known for his poems “Diaspora”, “Troglodite” and “Syspoor”, as well as regular contributions to various national publications.

Front National, express their sincere condolences with Retha and the 6 children.

Report further have it that it was a brutal murder.

Police investigation is still on going.