13 July 2020
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has learnt with shock of the news of the passing of South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark, Ms Zindzi Mandela.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is still busy gathering information regarding her passing and will release a detailed statement at a later stage.
Minister Pandor has expressed her deep condolences to the Mandela family, friends and colleagues.
Minister Pandor said: “Zindzi will not only be remembered as a daughter of our struggle heroes, Tata Nelson and Mama Winnie Mandela, but as a struggle heroine in her own right. She served South Africa well.
"May her soul rest in peace."
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION