The queen is described as an inspiration for women, a role which helped to “administer the final burial rites to the backward, patriarchal and chauvinistic tendencies that considered women as inferior beings”.
Every author she had worked with will tell you about her passion and care for her craft. She made you believe in yourself when that self-doubt crept in. Always cheering on writers, giving advice and counsel irrespective of who your publisher was. Incredible human being. Every interaction with Nadia was always full of energy, often laughter, humour. She always shared support for authors and the industry, and constant, visible love for her family.
Sindi always offered support and great advice to educate those around her. Not only was she a beacon of love and light on her Kaya FM show Sidebar with Sindi and all her social media platforms, but she genuinely loved and gave endlessly to all she knew with grace and kindness. We will not forget her openness, the long conversations in the hallways, and her laughter, which reverberated across our studios. Most importantly, we will not forget the mark she left on our society as a health care worker.
Nowadays, there’s a lot of sadness in the world. Even those of us who haven’t lost someone close to us can feel [...]