Shock at SA reggae star Lucky Dube shooting

1 Comment » October 19th, 2007 posted by // Categories: Favorite Articles



Fans across the world are mourning the South African reggae star, Lucky Dube, who has been shot dead.
He was dropping his teenage son and daughter off in a Johannesburg suburb when he was attacked by car thieves.

Local radio stations have been flooded with tearful callers expressing outrage at the murder and renewing demands that the authorities act to curtail crime.

South Africa’s leader paid tribute to him and called on people to “confront this terrible scourge of crime”.

Alongside Bob Marley, Lucky Dube was thought of as one of the great reggae artists – singing about social problems.

He was also one of the apartheid regime’s most outspoken critics.

Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7052050.stm

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One Response to “Shock at SA reggae star Lucky Dube shooting”

  1. Annetta Williams says:

    Greetings;
    I am saddened by the sensless shootinf of Lucky Dube who I call a Proffit.. My question is are there any organizations that are looking into the “Death Penalty “for serious crimes like this one, and are there any groups which thinks his Murder was a set up?

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