South African Communist Party

2 July 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) pays tribute to legendary South African musician, Steve Kekana, and conveys its heartfelt condolences to his family. The SACP also sends condolences to his colleagues in the music industry. Kekana, who became blind at the age of five, overcame many hurdles in pursuit of excellence, both in music and education. In addition to inspiring the people through music through over 40 albums, he went on to pursue and attain an LLB and got admitted as an advocate. He later also worked as a part-time lecturer at the University of South Africa in its Department of Mercantile Law. Unisa also awarded Kekana an honorary doctorate in Philosophy on 13 November 2020. Unisa recognised the combined value of Kekana’s stardom and impact on society, in addition to his immense contribution to music and his personal crusade to challenge the “disability” narrative wrongly associated…

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SACP conveys heartfelt condolences to family of Steve Kekana