News24 | Photojournalist and struggle icon Peter Magubane dies aged 91

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Veteran photographer Peter Magubane has died.

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Renowned photojournalist and struggle icon Peter Magubane has died at the age of 91.

The SA National Editors’ Forum said in a social media post that according to Magubane’s family, he died at around midday on New Year’s Day, “peacefully surrounded by his family” at his home.

The award-winning photojournalist is best known for documenting inequality during apartheid, including the 1976 June 16 student uprising.

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