Former ANC treasurer-general Mendi Msimang dies at 78

Former ANC treasurer-general Mendi Msimang dies at 78

The struggle stalwart was the widower of the late former Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.

FILE: African National Congress (ANC) leaders Thabo Mbeki (R) and Mendi Msimang (L) answer journalists at a press conference, on 17 October, 1989 in Kaula Lumpur. Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG – Former ANC treasurer-general Mendi Msimang has died at the age of 78.

The struggle stalwart was the widower of the late former Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.

The ruling party says he had been ill for a long time but the cause of his death has not been disclosed.

Msimang served as the ANC’s treasurer-general during Thabo Mbeki’s presidency.

He was also a diplomat who represented the ANC in London during the apartheid-era years.

Source: EWN

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