Durban - The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has suspended all its
weekend programmes to pay tribute to two of its members who died recently, the
party said on Thursday.
Provincial legislature chief whip Senzo Mkhize died on
Friday after a long illness. ANCYL deputy chairperson in eMalahleni, Wandile
"Manqasha" Ngubeni, was shot dead on Sunday, the party said.
Ntuli said they had postponed the release of its local
government election manifesto, in Newcastle on Sunday.
"We know they would have loved to see us continue with
our programmes, but as a caring people’s movement guided by principles of
ubuntu, we have seen it fit to call off all our weekend programmes," ANC
provincial secretary Super Zuma said.
Provincial spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli said Mkhize and
Ngubeni had dedicated their lives to the organisation.
Mkhize’s memorial service was expected to be held at the
Durban City Hall on Thursday and his funeral at the Dr JL Dube Stadium in
Inanda on Saturday.
Ngubeni’s memorial service was expected to be held at the
Majuba Tvet College-S2 on Thursday and his funeral at the same venue on Sunday.