Senzo Meyiwa's Family's Desperate Attempts to Reconcile with Thingo Fail: “Unfair for the Child”

Senzo Meyiwa's Family's Desperate Attempts to Reconcile with Thingo Fail: “Unfair for the Child”

  • The Meyiwa family is reportedly deeply affected by the strained relationship with Kelly Khumalo
  • The family of the slain soccer star claimed that this drama is directly affecting their connection with Thingo Khumalo
  • Senzo Meyiwa's daughter, Thingo, has allegedly not seen the Meyiwas for over 10 years, and they are apparently losing faith

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The family of the late Senzo Meyiwa longs for a relationship with their granddaughter, Thingo Khumalo. The Meyiwas have reportedly tried numerous times to contact her mother, Kelly Khumalo, but they have failed.

The Meyiwa family are longing for a relationship with Thingo.
Senzo Meyiwa's family yearns for a relationship with Kelly Khumalo's daughter, Thingo Khumalo. Image: @kellykhumaloza
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Meyiwa family wants relationship with Thingo

Award-winning singer Kelly Khumalo shares a 13-year-old daughter, Thingo Khumalo, with Senzo Meyiwa. After his murder at her home in Vosloorus, the star allegedly cut ties with his family.

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This resulted in a strained relationship that affected the Meyiwas' relationship with Thingo.

According to ZiMoja, the family last saw Thingo when she was an infant, when Senzo introduced her to them 10 years ago. Kelly allegedly refused to attend Senzo's funeral because people blamed her.

One too many desperate attempts fail

The news publication reported that the slain soccer star's brother, sister and mother attempted to contact Kelly, but she would not pick up. They resorted to contacting the Khumalo family, but they, too, were not interested in hearing them out.

The drama among the families is directly affecting their relationship with Thingo Khumalo.

"It has been 10 years now, and Senzo's mother Ntombi and his sister Zama are desperate to have a relationship with the girl," the publication quoted a source.

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The source added that the family is now losing hope of ever spending time with Thingo.

Kelly Khumalo shares why she no longer follows Senzo Meyiwa's case

In a previous report from Briefly News, singer Kelly Khumalo has opted to stay away from the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial.

The Empini singer told Ukhozi FM hosts that she chooses her mental health, which is why she refrains from engaging in the case. Kelly decided to let God handle everything despite her name being mentioned countless times in the trial.

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Jessica Gcaba (Entertainment editor) Jessica Gcaba is an Entertainment Editor for Briefly News (joined in 2023). She is a Journalism graduate from the Durban University Of Technology (2019). She has 4 years of experience as an Entertainment and Lifestyle Journalist at Africa New Media Group writing for ZAlebs website. She passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. To reach her, contact: