South Africa: Premier Sihle Zikalala Conveys Condolences On Passing of Bishop Zwelakhe Mzimela

press release

Premier Sihle Zikalala conveys condolences on passing of Kwamashu Christian Centre Founder, Dr Bishop Mzimela

Premier Sihle Zikalala of KwaZulu-Natal Province has conveyed his condolences on the sad passing of KwaMashu Christian Centre founder, Dr Bishop Zwelakhe Mzimela (71).

Mr Zikalala described the Bishop as a selfless fighter for freedom and a patriot who had served his nation with passion.

"Bishop Mzimela was unwavering in his faith and firm in his political convictions. He comes from a family that played a huge role in the struggle against the oppressive apartheid regime. Even when our country attained its freedom in 1994, he continued to be a staunch advocate for human rights" said Premier Zikalala.

The Premier also described Bishop Mzimela as a community leader that was obsessed with the desire to leave a positive mark in the lives of the less fortunate.

"On behalf of the provincial government and all the people of KwaZulu-Natal, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to the Mzimela family and the entire congregation. Bishop Mzimela enriched many of us with wisdom and spiritual guidance, may he rest in peace," Mr Zikalala concluded.

Issued by: KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Govt of SA

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 700 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.