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