National Freedom Party (NFP) President Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi was at her voting station at the Thengisangaye Public Primary School in Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal.


National Freedom Party Leader Zanele Ka-Magwaza-Msibi has passed away. She was 59-years-old.

This has been confirmed by NFP MP and close ally of Ka-Magwaza-Msibi, Achmed Shaik Emam.

Ka-Magwaza-Msibi was Deputy Science and Technology minister between 2014 and 2019.

Emam says the late NFP leader died on Monday morning after she was hospitalised at Umhlanga Hospital in Durban.

“The National Freedom Party notes with sadness the untimely passing of our leader and President VZ Magwaza-Msibi who passed on today. Magwaza-Msibi is the founding member and leader of the party. Her untimely death is a great loss to the National Freedom Party and all South Africans at large.”

UDM Party leader Bantu Holomisa had paid tribute to Ka-Magwaza-Msibi: