Gallery: Prof Jakes Gerwel dies

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  1. Young dancer, Keith, hands over photograph of himself in dancing togs to Professor Jakes Gerwel (gift to Madiba who organised funds for Keith to fly to USA). Picture: Hannes Thiart.
  2. Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the UWC campus walks with Jakes Gerwel during student protests.
  3. Former Irish president Mary Robinson, Mayor Patricia de Lille and Jakes Gerwel on the balcony at the city hall. Picture: Cindy Waxa
  4. Barry Gilder in conversation with Chancellor of Rhodes University Professor Jakes Gerwel during the launch of his book Songs and Secrets at the Book Lounge in Cape Town. Picture: Leon Lestrade
  5. South African President, Nelson Mandela, center, with Saudi Arabian Prince Bandar bin Sultan, left, and Jakes Gerwel, right, a top official in Mandela's office at an award ceremony in Cape Town.
  6. Chief Ngangomhlaba Matanzima, former presidency director-general Jakes Gerwel and former president Nelson Mandela at the funeral of Mandela's sister Notancu Mabel Timakwe at Xwili in Transkei.
  7. Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Jakes Gerwel and Nelson Mandela attend the funeral of Dullar Omar.
  8. President Mandela presents the order of good hope to Prof. Jakes Gerwel and Prince Bandar bin sultan bin abdulaziz al-Saud, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Washington. Pic: Alan Taylor
  9. The launch of the book, Grape, co-written by Jeanne Viall, Wilmot James and Jakes Gerwel, was hosted at the To Dear Me restaurant in Long Market Street. Photo: Jason Boud
  10. Archbishop Desmond Tutu squares up to policemen as he heads a march in Cape Town with, on his right, Franklin Sonn, and at left, Jakes Gerwel.

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