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Ntate Charle might be gone, but I know we are merely in different rooms

Newspaperman was both a gentleman and epitome of professionalism

My all-time favourite fiction author, Paulo Coelho, once said: “Never. We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms”.

That is the feeling that I have had since I heard the devastating news of the passing of a loved newspaperman. One of the hardest things to deal with in life is losing a loved one to death. And we have to learn to live without that person. It was April 8...

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