Dr. Richard Maponya Death

Dr. Richard Maponya Death | Obituary: SA Developer Passed Away

South African Presidency  has announced the death of Dr. Richard Maponya who passed away at the age of 99 on Monday, January 6, 2020.

The announcement was made via the official Twitter handle of The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa.

Richard John Pelwana Maponya, GCOB, was a South African entrepreneur and property developer best known for building a business empire despite the restrictions of apartheid and his determination to see the Soweto township develop economically.

“The @PresidencyZA has announced that Dr. Richard Maponya, who passed away at age 99 on Monday morning, will receive a Special Official Funeral.”