- Gugu Gumede has taken to social media to say her final goodbye to her mom, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi
- The National Freedom Party leader succumbed to cardiac arrest linked to Covid-19 last Monday at a Durban hospital where she was receiving treatment
- The Uzalo actress said her words cannot express how she appreciates kaMagwaza-Msibi for caring for her and her family
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Gugu Gumede has penned a touching tribute to her late mom, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi. The actress' mom passed away on Monday, 6 September.
She reportedly succumbed to cardiac arrest linked to the coronavirus complications. KaMagwaza-Msibi was the leader of the National Freedom Party (NFP).
The Uzalo actress praised her mom for being a dedicated public servant. The media personality said the politician changed many people's lives.
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"Words will never be enough to express our appreciation for the love and affection that she single-handedly raised us with. We never lacked; and when the opportunity presented itself, we ensured that she never did too - and we are appreciative of this."
The star also thanked everyone who has supported her family when they were preparing to put her mom in her final resting place.
"Thank you so much to everyone that has extended a hand during this incredibly difficult time. I may not be able to answer every call, text or DM - but I see them, and I’m appreciative. May God continue to bless you all and watch over your loved ones."
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Uzalo's Gugu Gumede mourns following her mother's passing
In related news, Briefly News reported that Uzalo star Gugu Gumede is not doing well after her mother, Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi's untimely death. The actress has missed most of this week's shoot with the SABC 1 telenovela as she is still mourning the National Freedom Party leader's passing. The thespian's mother passed away on Monday, 6 September.
She reportedly succumbed to cardiac arrest linked to Covid-19 complications. She had been receiving treatment at a hospital, north of Durban.
Gugu had taken some time off social media ever since her mom was admitted in hospital about two weeks back. She had last posted on Instagram exactly just over two weeks back.