Thuliswa Nkabinde-Khawe death, funeral: Thuliswa Nkabinde-Khawe died November 1, 2019. She was the MEC of social development in Gauteng.
Premier David Makhura announced Thuliswa Nkabinde-Khawe death in a statement that read:
“It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that I inform the people of Gauteng about the untimely passing of Ms Thuliswa Nkabinde-Khawe, who is the MEC of social development in Gauteng.
MEC Nkabinde-Khawe passed away in hospital on Friday evening, November 1 2019.
She was passionate about the issues affecting the poor, children, women, the elderly and people living with disability as the most vulnerable section of the population.
MEC Nkabinde-Khawe was also in the forefront of fighting gender-based violence and spearheaded the provision of support to the survivors.
I would like to send my heartfelt condolences to the family, comrades and friends of MEC Nkabinde-Khawe.”
Prior to her appointment as MEC, Nkabinde-Khawe served as the chairperson of the portfolio committee on social development in the provincial legislature.
Nkabinde-Khawe was appointed to Makhura’s cabinet in May 2019 following the general elections. She also served as a senior official of the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) in the province.
Please say a prayer for her grieving family and loved ones. May her soul rest in perfect peace.