Sep 25, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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LISTEN | ‘Namhla was really desperate to leave, he micromanaged her’: cousin

Namhla Mtwa, 35, was shot dead last month as she arrived at her home in Mthatha. It was alleged that she was in an abusive relationship with Major Mfesane Bhekizulu, who denied the allegations.

Mtwa’s cousin Banoyolo Gqoli discusses the relationship Mtwa had with her alleged abuser the night she was killed and media misinformation.


The family denied allegations made against eNCA by someone who claimed Mtwas to be a sister.

“Unfortunately, this is not our sister and she is not from the Mtwa family,” said her other cousin Siviwe Katywa.

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