Death of Collins Chabane

March 15, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa

South African minister who planned Mandela funeral dies
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The Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say a Cabinet minister who led the planning of the 2013 funeral of Nelson Mandela has died in a car crash.

The office of South African President Jacob Zuma said Collins Chabane, minister in charge of public service and administration, died early Sunday.

Zuma said in a statement that Chabane's death is a big loss to the government and the country.

The president's office said Chabane planned the funeral of...

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