Afrikaans poet T.T. Cloete dies at 91

2015-07-29 07:40

Cape Town - The well-known Afrikaans poet, T.T. Cloete, has died.

According to a tweet by eNCA reporter, Daniëlla van Heerden, the news was confirmed by the North West University.

Cloete died early on Wednesday morning due to natural causes at the Mooimed Hospital in Potchefstroom. He was 91 years old.

A spokesperson for the North West University's Potchefstroom campus, Johan van Zyl, told OFM that Cloete was admitted to hospital on Sunday.

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