South African President Jacob Zuma thanked those who have prayed for Nelson Mandela at various Easter church services during the weekend.
We also thank all people at home and around the world, who continue to keep Madiba and his family in their thoughts and to show their love and support in various ways. We also thank foreign governments for their messages of support.
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