Item 088 - Statement on the death of Zac de Beer

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Statement on the death of Zac de Beer


  • 1999-05-27 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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The President learnt with a deep sense of shock of the death of Zac de Beer. On behalf of the government and himself personally, the President would like to convey condolences to the family. The nation is the poorer of the loss of one who proved himself a principled opponent of apartheid, and who then as our Ambassador, helped democratic South Africa establish itself as a member of the community of free nations.

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on by




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