Vukile Mathabela, the spokesman to Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma, on Monday, July 2, 2018, confirmed that Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma has died, but could not provide further details.
“Yes, I can confirm that Vusi [Nhlakanipho Zuma] passed on,” Mathabela told the press.
The ANC released a statement, saying it is deeply saddened by his untimely passing.
“A bright and promising young lion and disciplined member of the ANC, Nhlakanipho Zuma was a dedicated and a humble activist who took a keen interest in the livelihoods of our people,” read the statement.
“His acts of kindness and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts.”
He was 25-years-old and was the youngest of children born to Zuma and the late Kate Zuma.
His siblings are Duduzile and Duduzane Zuma.
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