SA honours De Klerk

by | Nov 16, 2021 | International | 0 comments

Nevanji Munyaradzi Chiondegwa

South African flags will from Wednesday to Sunday flying at half-mast in honour of the late Fredrick William de Klerk.

FW De Klerk was the last President of the South African apartheid regime.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that the National Flag be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect for the late former Deputy President FW de Klerk (1994-1996) who was South Africa’s last apartheid ruler.

The former National Party leader passed away on Thursday, 11 November 2021, after a long illness.

He was 85.

The FW de Klerk Foundation has announced that the cremation and funeral of Mr De Klerk will take place in a private ceremony for family members on Sunday, 21 November 2021.

The South African government will at a future date host a State Memorial Service in remembrance of the former Deputy President.