ANC KZN to discuss offensive voice notes against late minister Mthembu

27 January 2021, 5:59 PM
Provincial officials of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will now discuss a controversial voice note by a member of the party's regional leadership in which the late Minister Jackson Mthembu was insulted.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver eulogy at Mthembu’s funeral 23 January 2021, 11:18 AM

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Family mourns death of Minister Mthembu 22 January 2021, 8:09 PM

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NPA welcomes dismissal of arms company Thales’ application challenging racketeering charges against it 22 January 2021, 5:49 PM

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Government to honour Minister Mthembu with official funeral on Sunday 22 January 2021, 4:21 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the late Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu will be honoured with an official funeral at his home in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, this Sunday.

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Mthembu was an honest person: Mbalula 22 January 2021, 12:03 PM

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UN in SA sends condolences to Mthembu’s family, friends and colleagues 21 January 2021, 9:37 PM

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Political parties pay tribute to Minister Mthembu 21 January 2021, 8:25 PM

Mthembu died earlier today, due to COVID-19 related complications.

VIDEO: Special broadcast on the passing of Minister Jackson Mthembu 21 January 2021, 6:29 PM

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Pandor ‘devastated’ by Mthembu’s passing as tributes pour in 21 January 2021, 5:18 PM

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