RON­NIE re­mem­bered

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Vet­eran gov­ern­ment spokesper­son Ron­nie Mamoepa re­ceived a fit­ting send-off yes­ter­day with rep­re­sen­ta­tives from all po­lit­i­cal par­ties, and dig­ni­taries in­clud­ing re­tired ju­rist Dik­gang Moseneke, prais­ing him for his out­stand­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. Mamoepa’s fam­ily was em­braced by min­is­ters, pre­miers and me­dia rep­re­sen­ta­tives at St Al­ban’s Cathe­dral in Pre­to­ria. He died last Satur­day night af­ter com­pli­ca­tions from a stroke he suf­fered in June. The 57-year-old was Deputy Pres­i­dent Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesper­son, but had pre­vi­ously served then for­eign af­fairs min­is­ter Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

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