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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Cape Town - Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng expressed shock and sadness on Friday at the death of former president Nelson Mandela.

“President Mandela was a truly selfless servant of the people of South Africa and the world,” he said in a statement.

“(He was) a legal eagle who was a true human rights champion; whose seminal contribution to redressing South Africa's unjust socio-political imbalances truly rendered him a father of our nation.”

Mogoeng said Mandela left a void that would be hard to fill.

Mandela died in Johannesburg on Thursday night. His funeral will be held in Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, on December 15.

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