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President Zuma extends condolences on the passing of Minister Mapisa-Nqakula's father

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President Jacob Zuma has extended his condolences to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and her family on the sad passing of her father, Mr Douglas Vakele Mapisa.
“We wish to express our deepest condolences to Minister Mapisa-Nqakula and her family at this hour. May they find strength to cope with the difficulty and deep-seated pain that the passing of a parent brings to any household. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mapisa and Nqakula families at this trying time,” said President Zuma.
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Issued by: The Presidency