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Just last month, she won the Joburg Spar Women’s 10km Chal­lenge. And last Sun­day, Irvette van Zyl crossed the line first to claim her prize at the Old Mu­tual Soweto Marathon.

Van Zyl be­came the first South African wo­man to win the 42km lap in al­most a decade. She’s made the coun­try proud and her prow­ess on the road is un­ques­tion­able. The fam­i­lies of the more than 140 men­tally ill pa­tients who died dur­ing the time Qedani Mahlangu was Gaut­eng health MEC should just wait, ac­cord­ing to her. Mahlangu told the com­mis­sion of in­quiry into the deaths to wait un­til Jan­uary for her to tes­tify. The fam­i­lies re­quire clo­sure, but Mahlangu feels that the fam­i­lies can af­ford to wait longer.

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