Condolences for veteran journalist

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has paid tribute to veteran journalist, Valerie Boje.

“As government communication, we have lost one of the most professional and dedicated journalists.  She understood that at times media and government need to collaborate in order to better serve the people of South Africa and she was always ready to do that,” the GCIS said.

According to the media statement issued by the National Press Club, Boje passed away on the morning of Monday, 04 October 2021. 

“The GCIS joins the media and communications sector in mourning the passing of veteran journalist, Ms Valerie Boje. GCIS wishes to express its condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues in the media and communication sector as well as the National Press Club members.”

The GCIS worked closely with Val in both her previous role as the Editor of the Pretoria News as well as the Chairperson of the National Press Club. –