Article by: Natalie Muller
BREAKING NEWS: President Jacob Zuma’s first wife, Makhumalo has been announced to have passed away this afternoon by various unverified social media accounts, claiming that this comes after she collapsed when Jacob Zuma was being jailed.
The reports alluded that her passing follows the tragic passing of Jacob Zuma’s younger brother Micheal Zuma, who was reported to have passed away at 11am on Sunday morning.
The Jacob Zuma Foundation has through their social media accounts, shared a statement putting these allegations to bed as FAKE NEWS and false reporting. The statement clarified that the First Lady was still alive and doing well.
Dear ALL— JGZuma Foundation (Official) (@JGZ_Foundation) July 12, 2021
Following media enquiries, the Foundation checked with the family and can confirm that the rumour about First Lady MaKhumalo having passed on is devoid of truth. Long Live Mama Wesizwe
The source and the intent of these gruesome false allegations and unfounded reports has not yet been determined.
This is a developing story…