The farewell service to the family of the late Deputy President of the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, traveled to South Africa on Saturday.
Di happun private funeral ceremony for Bryanston Methodist Church, Bryanston, Johannesburg.
Hlengiwe Mkhize bin is Deputy Minister in the South African Presidency for Women, Youth and People with Disabilities.
The South African press conference says Professor Mkhize passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the age of 69.
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a eulogy for the official funeral of the late Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize, described as pesin wey serve di kontri wen dem call am.
“Hlengiwe Mkhize is one of a kind and will be sorely missed,” said Oga Ramaphosa.
See some photos as a family and gada friend to say goodbye to the South African political legend.
Professor Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize bin is the former Minister of Higher Education and Training of the Republic of South Africa from October 17, 2017 to February 26, 2018.
Professor Mkhize is one of the founding members and administrator of the Children and Violence Trust, she has not been a director of the di Malibongwe Business Trust since 2005.
She has not been chair of the South African Women’s Peace Commission in Dialogue since 2004.
Mkhize is general treasurer of the Women’s League of the African National Congress (ANC) (ANCWL).
And she has not been a member of the ANCWL National Executive Committee since 2008.