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SA's condolences conveyed to Chiluba family

2011-06-27 19:40

Johannesburg - Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula extended condolences to the family of former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba on Monday, her ministry said.

She was attending his funeral service in Lusaka, Zambia.

"On behalf of President [Jacob] Zuma and the people of South Africa, Minister Mapisa-Nqakula wishes to convey sincere condolences to the Chiluba family and the citizens of Zambia," spokesperson Sonwabo Mbananga said in a statement.

Chiluba, 68, suffered a heart attack and died on June 17.