South African Minister, Jackson Mthembu Dies Of Covid-19

South African Minister, Jackson Mthembu Dies of Covid-19

A South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has died from Covid-19 related complications.

President Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed his death on Thursday as he mourned the minister

This is coming days after Mthembu went into self-isolation after contracting Covid-19.

Ramaphosa said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time of loss.

According to the President, the late Minister Mthembu was an exemplary leader, an activist and a life-long champion of freedom and democracy.

Source : Reuters

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