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Uhuru pays tribute to 'shujaa' Mandela

06 December 2013, 10:22

Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed his sorrow over the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Mandela passed on in the wee hours of Friday morning after a long battle with various illnesses and Uhuru eulogized him as a great person.

" It is with profound sorrow that I have learnt of the passing away of ‘'shujaa’' Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa and an outstanding African statesman and icon.

" On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Kenya and on my own behalf, I wish to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Mandela and to the people of the Republic of South Africa.

" I have dispatched messages of my heartfelt sympathy to His Excellency President Jacob Zuma, and to Mama Graca Machel. We share the pain of this irreplaceable loss and mourn with our South African brothers and sisters. Our prayers are with them at this moment of national grief, he said in a statement.

''We will miss this most cherished of Africa’s sons, a true African “shujaa”.

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