'It was hell' - daughter of KwaSizabantu preacher speaks out about abusive childhood

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Tabita van Eeden now lives in the US, saying one of the reasons she moved was to get as far from KwaSizabantu as possible, (Photo: Supplied)
Tabita van Eeden now lives in the US, saying one of the reasons she moved was to get as far from KwaSizabantu as possible, (Photo: Supplied)

At the age of 30, Tabita van Eeden still wets her bed.

The daughter of a KwaSizabantu Mission bigwig and head of Doctors for Life, Dr Albu van Eeden, has for the first time spoken out about her upbringing in the KwaZulu-Natal cult and the anxiety, depression and borderline personality disorder she suffers from - a result, she claimed, of a hellish childhood at KwaSizabantu (KSB).

Tabita, who moved to San Francisco "to get as far away from KwaSizabantu as soon as possible", told News24 about her upbringing at the Christian mission at the centre of several probes into impropriety, human rights abuses and money laundering.

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