20 December 2012

Zimbabwe: Ndlovu Tragedy - First Family Provides Food Assistance

THE First Family yesterday provided food assistance and other amenities for use during the funeral of Adam Ndlovu and Nomqhele Tshili who died in a car accident on Sunday.

Presidential spokesman Mr George Charamba said the President and Amai Grace Mugabe had been deeply touched and hoped the foodstuffs would assist the families in this hour of deep grief.

"The President and Amai Grace Mugabe have given food assistance and other amenities to the late Adam Ndlovu's family for use during his funeral.

"Part of this assistance will be given to Nomqhele Tshili's family," said Mr Charamba.

"He said the Bulawayo State House had also given water and firewood to the families.

The former Zimbabwe international striker and Tshili died when the BMW X5 they were travelling in burst a tyre and overturned near Victoria Falls Airport, plunging the nation into mourning. His younger brother Peter sustained serious injuries, but his condition is stable and is expected to attend his brother's burial on Saturday.

On Tuesday, the President sent his condolences to the Ndlovu family following the death of Adam.

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