Hlengiwe Msimango murder: GBV hits home when someone close to you is killed - uncle

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Mosa Ntsibande and Hlengiwe Msimango in happier times.
Mosa Ntsibande and Hlengiwe Msimango in happier times.
Supplied by Msimango's family.

"Gender-based violence is more painful when it hits home."

An emotional uncle, who lost his niece at the hands of her spouse, described femicide as a scourge reigning over many relationships in South Africa.

Hlengiwe Msimango, 29, was shot and killed at her Norkerm Park home by her spouse, Mosa Ntsibande, 33, on 3 August.

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