Former SA communications minister dies in Ethiopia

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Image: Roy Padayachie. By BiztechAfrica
Roy Padayachie

South African cabinet minister Roy Padayachie has died in Ethiopia.

Padayachie was the Minister of Communications until October last year, when he was assigned the new portfolio of Public Service and Administration.

He was in Ethiopia for the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Focal Point Select Committee meeting of ministers and high-level government officials in Addis Ababa.

Aged 62, the Minister is reported to have died of natural causes. 



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