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President Cyril Ramaphosa says late ANC struggle stalwart Dr Zola Skweyiya would have been concerned by the violent protests that have seized the North West in the last few days.
ANC veteran Zola Skweyiya will be laid to rest on Saturday at the Pretoria East Cemetery, the Inter-Ministerial Committee says.
While not blaming the media, the family of former minister Zola Skweyiya says it is regrettable that news of his death was leaked before most of his family was told.
ANC veteran Zola Skweyiya has died at the age of 75.
Struggle stalwart Zola Skweyiya was one of the 101 ANC veterans who penned a letter berating the party's leadership at the time for moving away from its founding values.
In a moving tribute to Zola Skweyiya, who had dedicated his life to serving others, President Cyril Ramaphosa apologised for the way the ANC veteran had been treated in his later years.
Deputy President David Mabuza has paid tribute to ANC stalwart Zola Skweyiya who died a week ago after a protracted illness.
The ANC says the life of veteran Zola Skweyiya was one of service, excellence and love for his people and the movement.
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