Isabel Jean Jones

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Isabel Jean Jones was an English-born South African consumer journalist, best known for her consumer rights programme Fair Deal. She died in Johannesburg on 11 March 2008, after being admitted to hospital on 7 March 2008.[1] She had previously been admitted to hospital in December 2007, where she had undergone open heart surgery.[2]

Biography[edit]

Jones was born in London, but she lived in South Africa for 20 years.[3]

In 2007, she won the dti Award for Consumer Champions.[4]

Death[edit]

Jones died in hospital on 11 March 2008, after being admitted to hospital on 7 March 2008. Her funeral was held on International Consumer Day, on 15 March 2008.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mrs Isabel Jean JONES (Profile)". Who's Who of Southern Africa. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Consumer rights champion Isabel Jones dies". Mail & Guardian Online. 2008-03-11. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
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  4. ^ "the dti Awards for Consumer Champions 2007". Archived from the original on 2007-06-30. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
  5. ^ Ina Opperman, Beeld (2008-03-12). "Isabel Jones 'strict, but fair'". News24. Retrieved 2008-03-13. 

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