Pieter Howes, a white South African journalist who made a name for himself on Twitter by attacking “whiteness” and joining Julius Malema’s anti-white communist EFF party, reportedly killed himself on Saturday evening.

SA TV industry website TeeVeeTee said his suicide followed “a battle with depression.”

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Political and social commentator Pieter Howes has passed away, allegedly after taking his own life.

[…] Howes was a South African political and social commentator who wrote for publications including US-based website The Inquisitr. He also founded The Enwhitenment Project, described on Twitter as “a social collective that aims to build awareness of all things related to Whiteness in order to bridge the racial divide.”