Zuma saddened by the death of Van der Westhuizen

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Zuma saddened by the death of Van der Westhuizen

TMG Digital | 2017-02-06 15:38:12.0

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma visits a the family of the late freedom fighter Riot Mkhwanazi in Kwadlangezwa

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. File photo

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“South Africa has lost a legend and one of the best rugby players that the country has ever produced.”

That was the reaction of President Jacob Zuma to news of the passing of Joost van der Westhuizen on Monday.

Zuma expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolence in a statement issued by the Presidency.

“On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa‚ our heartfelt condolences to Mr van der Westhuizen’s family. May his soul rest in peace‚” said Zuma.



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