The South African Government Statement on the demise of Rtd General Solomon Mujuru.
It is with great shock and sadness that we learnt of the demise of Rtd General Solomon Mujuru on 16 August 2011.
On behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, we would like to take this opportunity to extend our heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathies to the Mujuru family, the Government and people of Zimbabwe as they try to come to terms with the loss of this great son of Zimbabwe.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Zimbabwe during this difficult period.
President Jacob Zuma of the Republic of South Africa.
For further information please contact Mr. Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, on 082 884 5974.
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
OR Tambo Building
Private Bag x152
17 August 2011