Mzansi reacts to wife, 39, inheriting billionaire hubby's fortune

Mzansi reacts to wife, 39, inheriting billionaire hubby's fortune

South Africans had mixed reactions to news of the death of Tanzania's richest man and the massive inheritance he left behind for his much younger wife.

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On Monday, Briefly.co.za reported tycoon and billionaire, Reginald Mengi, passed away at the age of 75. Mengi, who was the richest man in Tanzania, has left behind a $560 million fortune for his 39-year-old wife and former Miss Tanzania, Jacqueline.

The large inheritance earned the former Miss Tanzania the title of East Africa's richest woman.

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Our readers had mixed reactions to the story - some sent their condolences where others said they wanted to congratulate Jacqueline.

Philan Mhaisir Hlatshwayo commented: "I don't know whether to pass condolences or congratulations to the former miss Tanzania."
Eunice Minkie Hirschfeld said: "RIP Sir... I believe in love... unconditional love... one that knows of no age limit...my condolences to wife and family."
Ntebo Mofephe added: "I see you God i see what you are doing for other kids..."
Neckly Jacobs Odendaal wrote: "Rest is peace Mengi...but I want my husband to take the widow to be his second wife."
Innocent Layton Kamanga commented: "This will confuse our sisters now, They'll be chasing old reach guys, they see carrier in it now, You hear them be like, am inspired by that Tanzanian actress."
Obakeng Leeuw said: "Mina ke when I die I'll leave my woman with R79 MTN airtime advance. R6,59 Absa bank balance. A lapsed life cover from Clientele. Only my mother has my rightful valid papers for claim."
Khulekani Nxumalo added: "Condolences and congratulations really what else you can say,iscefe esimnandi something like that."
Tblah Sky wrote: "Condolences for the loss. Congratulations to the wife. Now where can I apply to be adopted by her? Yoh, I wish I was in her shoes right now."
M'tileni Tee-Jay T'bo-Tee said: "One thing I've learned about LIFE, be patient... no matter how long it may take... just be patient... she waited patiently and now the big reward... May his soul rest in peace."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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