Ahmed Kathrada

We mourn the loss of a hero.

"In death, you once more challenge people from every strata, religion, and position to think about how their own actions do and can change the world for better or worse." Ahmed Kathrada
The leadership and employees of the MultiChoice Group are saddened by the passing of Ahmed Kathrada. To honour his memory, several channels on the DStv platform will be paying tribute to this great leader over the coming days.
“Ahmed Kathrada was undoubtedly one of our most respected struggle heroes – a man of honesty and unquestionable integrity. He leaves an extraordinary legacy and we’re humbled to play a small part in honouring him,” said Imtiaz Patel, CEO for Video Entertainment, Naspers.
DStv customers can find tributes on the following channels:
- SuperSport Blitz is running an obituary throughout the day – DStv channel 200, available to all DStv customers
- kykNET and kykNET & kie will run an obituary in eNuus this evening at 19:00 – DStv channel 144, available to DStv Premium and DStv Extra customers and channel 145, available to DStv Premium, DStv Extra, DStv Compact and DStv Family customers
- kykNET will have a special insert in kykNET Verslag on Tuesday at 21:30 – DStv channel 144
- kykNET will also air the episode of Sandra op ‘n Drafstap with a dedicated interview with Ahmed Kathrada, on Sunday 2 April at 20:00 – DStv channel 144
- Mzansi Magic will air the documentary Ahmed Kathrada: A Man for All Seasons at 21:30 on Tuesday – DStv channel 161, available to DStv Premium, DStv Extra and DStv Compact customers
- M-Net will air Carte Blanche, which will commemorate his life, on Sunday 2 April at 19:00 – DStv channel 101 and 901 an hour later, available to all DStv Premium and M-Net analogue customers