The funeral service of the late National Freedom Party (NFP) leader and founder, Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi will be held on Saturday at Mbhasobheni High School in Ulundi, northern KwaZulu-Natal.
KaMagwaza-Msibi, who died on Monday at the age of 59, was also the Science and Technology Deputy Minister between 2014 and 2019.
The family has expressed its wish for her to be accorded a Special Official Funeral.
NFP Secretary-General, who is also a family Spokesperson, Canaan Mdletshe says the memorial service will be held on Thursday.
“The memorial service of the late NFP founder and leader, Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi, will take place on Thursday here in Ulundi and then the funeral will take place on Saturday here in Ulundi as well. In order to accommodate hundreds of people that we are expecting to come and attend the funeral of President Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi, the family decided to erect at least two marquees, one for the VIPs where the actual funeral will take place, and the other for the members of the public as you will know that kaMagwaza Msibi was very close to the people and people loved her dearly,” says Canaan Mdletshe.
VIDEO: Family, friends pay tribute to Zanele Magwaza-Msibi