KZN premier to bury mother at the weekend

2016-06-03 18:36
Willies Mchunu. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

Willies Mchunu. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

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Durban – Newly appointed KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu on Friday expressed his appreciation for the support he had received following the death of his mother, Ntombi Mchunu.

She died at a hospital in Umtshezi, Estcourt, on Monday night. She was 85.

In April, Mchunu buried his wife, Dudu, who died after a long illness. His father, who is 100 years old, is in ICU in a Umtshezi hospital. 

Mchunu’s spokesperson, Ndabezinhle Sibiya, said messages of condolences had been pouring in for the premier's mother, who would be buried at Wembezi Community Hall in uMtshezi at 9:00 on Saturday.

Also on Saturday, ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete was expected to attend the funeral of social and political activist Lulu Dube, the last surviving daughter of the ANC’s founding president, John Langalibalele Dube.

She would be buried next to her parents at Inanda’s Ohlange High School, the same school where former president Nelson Mandela cast his vote in 1994. 

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