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Dumisani Kumalo Dead at 71; Helped Turn Tide Against Apartheid

Jan 30, 2019 - The New York Times
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Dumisani Kumalo, who was pivotal in the anti-apartheid campaign to halt investment in South Africa and, after white minority rule ended in the 1990s, spent a decade as the country’s representative to the United Nations, died on Jan. 20 at his home in the Johannesburg suburb Midrand. He was 71.

The Sunday Times of South Africa said the cause was an asthma attack. His life was celebrated in a state funeral in Midrand on Saturday.

Early in his career Mr. Kumalo was a reporter for vari...