In South Africa a Medical Doctor And Professor Commits Suicide After Battling With Depression

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South African Cardiologist at The University of Cape Town (UCT) Professor Bongani Mayosi has taken his own life.A statement from Mayosi family revealed that the much-loved UCT professor has been struggling with depression for the past two years, and had ‘taken the desperate decision

to end his own life’

The Presidency and the African National Congress have joined thousands across the country in expressing shock and sadness following the announcement of Mayosi’s death.
The family has maintained its request for privacy during their bereavement, adding that Mayosi will be laid to rest in Cape Town next week Saturday.

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