Zuma sends condolences to Guinea-Bissau

2012-01-09 20:47
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the people of Guinea-Bissau following the death of the country's president, Malam Bacai Sanha, on Monday.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of president Sanha, the government and the people of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau during this difficult period of mourning the death of their leader, president Sanha," Zuma said in a statement.

Sanha died at the Val de Grace military hospital in Paris after being hospitalised for over a month.

He reportedly suffered from diabetes, according to German press agency dpa.

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