Inside The Emotional Funeral Of The President Of NFP Magwaza Msibi

The country was left in reeling following the death of the well known politician Zanele ka Magwaza Msibi. The 59 years old passed away after suffering from stroke that happened in 2014. She passed away on Monday morning after being admitted at the Umhlanga Hospital. Her death was confirmed by her close ally Achmed Shaic Emam. Her death has torn the hearts of many people country-wide.

Zanele is one of the women who helped people in uplifting their dreams. She was the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology between the years 2014 and 2019. Her minister position came under the leadership of the former president Jacob Zuma.She was also the former mayor of Zululand District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.She was the former chairperson of the Inkatha Freedom Party and became the IFP’s candidate of the premier of KwaZulu-Natal in the 2009 General elections.

She occupied several senior administrative positions in Municipal councils while also playing leadership role in several community projects. The 59 years old studied at the University of Zululand. On the 7th of May 2014 her new party successfully contested the 2014 South African general elections and received 1.57% of national votes.

She is the mother of the well known actress Gugu Gumede who acts on Uzalo as ” Mamlambo” portraying a prophetess character. Family and friends have been sending their condolences to the family during this hard. Many are keeping the family in their prayers so that God can comfort them during such time. Magwaza was laid to rest today at Ulundi Northern KwaZulu-Natal where hundreds of people attended her funeral and many were emotional during her funeral . May her soul rest in peace.