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Tributes pour in for Black Women in Science founder

Minister, funder mourn loss of South African science champion Ndoni Mcunu

South Africa’s higher education, science, and innovation minister. Blade Nzimande, has paid tribute to Ndoni Mcunu, founder of support programme Black Women in Science.

Mcunu, who was also an academic researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and an environmental scientist, died on 16 April while on holiday. Police suspect an accidental gas leak was the cause.

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