Khwezi, Zuma's rape accuser, dead, family confirms

2016-10-09 17:50

Cape Town – Khwezi, the woman who alleged that President Jacob Zuma raped her in 2005 has died, her family confirmed in a statement on Sunday.

The family said: It is with our deepest sorrow that the Kuzwayo family announces the passing of our daughter Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

The family said she was a “loving soul”.

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Protesters speak as President Jacob Zuma addresses the IEC. (Supplied)

There will be a private family funeral and a public memorial service.

Bunie Matlanyane Sexwale said that Mama Beauty Khuzwayo was not available for interviews.

“She is not available at this time. We do confirm that the statement doing the rounds is authentic,” she said.   

Zuma was found not guilty of the charge of raping her.
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