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Southern African Editors Forum pays tribute to veteran journalist Rademeyer

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The Southern African Editors Forum says it's mourning the death of Ronelle Rademeyer, aged 56.

The Southern African Editors Forum says Rademeyer was instrumental in organising the EFN Journalism Awards from 2018 to 2023.

It says she also stabilised the finances of the EFN through her persuasion of Namibian industry executives to support good and ethical journalism.

Rademeyer was also part of the team that revised the current Code of Ethics for Namibian Print, Broadcast, and Online Media.

Ronelle Rademeyer hailed a trailblazer in media industry

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Ronelle Rademeyer, the former secretary-general (SG) of the Editors Forum of Namibia (EFN), who died on Monday evening, has been hailed as a trailblazer in the media industry by those in the political and media fraternities. 

Rademeyer, a veteran journalist and former news editor of Republikein newspaper who passed away on Monday evening, is known as a very committed journalist who lived by the words ‘the news must go out.’

Rademeyer started the AgriMonitor section of the Network Media Hub and is widely remembered as kind, empathetic, fearless, and loyal.