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Commonwealth loses rising South African star

Vivienne Japha, president of the South African Institute of Architects, was killed in a traffic accident at the uia Congress in Beijing on 26 June, writes George Henderson. Japha had gone to China to attend a Commonwealth Association of Architects (caa) meeting, as well as the uia Congress. At the completion of these meetings, she was crossing a busy road with six Commonwealth friends when she was struck by a large truck. She didn't regain conciousness after the impact and died in hospital ...

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