Buthelezi’s son dies

2012-06-20 22:39

Durban - IFP leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s son Prince Phumaphesheya Gregory died in a Durban hospital on Wednesday, Inkatha Freedom Party MP Liezl van der Merwe said.

"He has been in and out of hospital for a long illness," Van der Merwe said.

Buthelezi, 49, died at King George hospital.

The funeral would be held in Buthelezi’s Mahlabathini residence, KwaPhindangene, on 22 June.

  • nomcebo.dlamini.90 - 2012-06-20 23:15

    he is feeling no pain now. May his soul RIP. Dudu to the Shenge family.

  • lynn.syme.1 - 2012-06-21 00:16

    Why is the illness never mentioned?

      Bosvark Van Rensburg - 2012-06-21 00:27

      oh please stop right there.

      adri.noble - 2012-06-21 05:35

      Why should it be mentioned? None of your business or anybody else.

      giftmk - 2012-06-21 08:57

      mentioned by who wena sphukuphuku. Do u think the journalist who wrote the article has access to patients files. Illnesses will always be a matter between a patient and a doctor and NOT YOU

      mlungisi.crush - 2012-06-21 09:08

      Lynn pls grow up!!! That is between him and his Doctor!

      blackjew69 - 2012-06-21 09:14

      coz they pass away due to the a disease caused by immorality.

      nokwazi.dlamini1936 - 2012-06-22 16:10

      A father has lost his child and your main concern is that the cause of his child's death has not been disclosed!I mean really!!! Just a little bit of sensitivity wouldn't be too much to ask for...

  • nkumbulo.hlophe - 2012-06-21 00:33

    Aluhlanga lungehli . Niqine bathelezi!

  • chuma.mhlebil - 2012-06-21 01:16

    Another one, sad hey! Aluhlanga lungahlanga#

  • Kolobe - 2012-06-21 05:43

    this man is burrying too many of his kids

  • mzwandile.dlamanzi - 2012-06-21 06:11

    This 'long illness' is really still very high in kzn. As adults we need to take the precaution procedures seriously as there is no cure available.

      mamolefes - 2012-06-21 06:26

      It is true what you say about the 'long illness': SA *the whole country* is affected and really need people to be responsible enough to prevent it. It is not only high in KZN, but also in other provinces, and this should come to an end. We should stop spreading it.

  • nompumelelo.madonda - 2012-06-21 07:37

    May the Almighty comfort the Shenge family during this dark hour...

  • Kwisatz - 2012-06-21 07:46

    RIP Mguni

  • glenyso2 - 2012-06-21 08:55

    Nothing sadder is this world than a parent having to bury a thoughts are with the family

  • hendriek.woede - 2012-06-21 08:58

    Sorry Shenge

  • shireen.abbas - 2012-06-21 09:06

    Deepest sympathy and condolence to the family sad news indeed .

  • milton.msomi - 2012-06-21 09:09

    nilale ngenxeba noma libuhlungu ngithi dudu emndenini nasezihlotsheni zakwa SHENGE ngithi dudu.

  • blackjew69 - 2012-06-21 09:16

    It is actually meant to be mentioned, that way, when someone else who has been playing it unsafe gets to learn a lesson from the death. Unstigmatise HIV and aids while giving a lesson to the ones still playing in fire.

  • winston.mullany - 2012-06-21 09:25

    Hope Mr Buthelezi has all the strength to cope with this. A father should never have to bury his son.

  • Erena - 2012-06-21 11:15

    Another long illness!

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