The body of National Freedom Party (NFP) President Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi has been transported to Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal. It has been taken to her home for customary final rituals before being moved to the Old Assembly building for the funeral service.
KaMagwaza-Msibi served as Deputy Science and Technology Minister between 2014 and 2019.
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala will deliver the eulogy at her funeral service.
Funeral of NFP leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi to be held in Ulundi:
A long-time friend of the late KaMagwaza-Msibi has described her as a leader who made the delivery of basic services for people in rural areas her priority.
Bonisiwe Mtshali says she met KaMagwaza-Msibi in the early days in the IFP in 1975.
National Freedom Party says KaMagwaza-Msibi worked easily with people of all ages.
“Zanele was someone who had presence when she entered a room, you’d know she has arrived. I remember the day I first met her I took notice and that was the day she was elected as part of the committee. I’ve worked with her for a while and she was able to work with people from different backgrounds,” says National Freedom Party.
Late NFP leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi remembered for her unselfish nature: