Suna Venter


Age: 32

South African current affairs journalist, fiction writer, and senior radio producer at the South African Broadcasting Corporation who was one of a group of eight SABC journalists who were suspended in 2016 for objecting to former SABC8 chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's editorial policy of no longer airing footage of violent protests (the policy was reversed following a parliamentary enquiry), but who was the victim of numerous death threats, home break-ins and other forms of intimidation to get the journalists to drop a Constitutional Court case against the SABC following their suspension.

Cause of Death: Heart failure

Born: April 15, 1985

Died: June 29, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa