Author, broadcaster Eusebius McKaiser passes away

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Broadcaster, political analyst and journalist, Eusebius McKaiser has passed away. He was 45-years-old.

McKaiser died after a suspected epileptic seizure. He will be remembered by many as a Radio 702 talk show host. The seasoned broadcaster, also wrote for publications such as the Guardian, the Sunday Times, and Business Day, where he used to have a weekly column.

Born in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, he did his schooling in the Eastern Cape Town and graduated from Rhodes University and pursued his post-graduate studies in Philosophy there. Between 2005 and 2006, he attended the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship.

He worked for a number of media houses including hosting SABC 3 current affairs programme Interface and a Radio 702 talk show host. McKaiser was also a respected political and social analyst who worked at the Wits Centre for Ethics and at the University of Johannesburg Centre for the Study of Democracy.

When Power FM took to the airwaves for the first time he was part of the first broadcasters at the station.

Eusebius McKaiser discussing State of SA politics 5 September 2022:

Many took to Social media to send condolences for McKaiser: