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Minister Jackson Mthembu dies of Covid-related complications

Minister in the presidency‚ Jackson Mthembu‚ has died of Covid-19 related complications.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement on Thursday that Mthembu died earlier that morning.

“Minister Mthembu was an exemplary leader‚ an activist and lifelong champion of freedom and democracy. He was a much-loved and greatly respected colleague and comrade‚ whose passing leaves our nation at a loss.

“I extend my deepest sympathies to the Minister’s family‚ to his colleagues‚ comrades and many friends‚” he said.

 

Source: ARENA Holdings.

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