Former president Jacob Zuma has lost one of his sons‚ Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma.
he died on sunday night in a private hospital after a brief illness in Johannesburg.
There are no further details at present. The Zuma family have indicated a representative will “advise on any further details” in due course.
Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma is the youngest of five children born to the ANC leader and Kate Mantsho‚ who committed suicide. He is believed to have been born in 1993. His siblings include the well-known twins Duduzane and Duduzile.
Condolences have been pouring in for Zuma, with Reverend Jesse Jackson tweeting on Sunday night, ”Sending prayers for and condolences to former South African President Jacob Zuma and family on the loss of their son‚ Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma. RIP.” he tweeted.
Polygamous Zuma has as many as 24 children, from many wives