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BREAKING: Mining tycoon, John Bredenkamp dies

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Zimbabwean mining tycoon John Bredenkamp has died. He was 79. Online reports say the wealthy tycoon passed away from kidney failure.

He was once reported to have a fortune of US$850 million from his business dealings in arms, tobacco trading and diamond mining.

Bredenkamp was also a former Sables player and captain.
“It is with a heavy and sad heart that the president of the ZRU announces the sad passing of our former Sables player and captain John Bredenkamp this morning.

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“May his family and friends be comforted during this sad time. The ZRU is at a loss for words on the passing of our former skipper. May his soul rest in eternal peace,” the Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) said in a statement.

He was the founder of Casalee Group of companies, named after his two daughters Caron and Sara, and his wife Lee.

More to follow.

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