South Africa Ambassador Lindiwe Mabuza passed away at 83

By | December 7, 2021

Lindiwe Mabuza Cause of Death – Passed Away: Lindiwe Mabuza, a South African politician, poet, journalist, and cultural activist has died. Lindiwe Mabuza passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021, at the age of 83. Details of Lindiwe Mabuza passing are not known at this time. Mabuza was a Member of the first democratically elected parliament of South Africa.

“Two of the finest strongest most dignified comrades in the fight against apartheid has left us Lindiwe Mabuza politician ambassador poet & Ebrahim Ebrahim ANC activist dep FM I’m proud to have been their friend for decades My deepest condolences to his family and friends @MYANC”

Lindiwe Mabuza was born on August 13, 1938, in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa. She attended St. Louis Betrand High School in Newcastle. Mabuza went on to attend Roma College in Lesotho and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. After school, she went to Swaziland where he became a teacher of English and Zulu. In 1964 she moved to the United States and completed her Masters in English.

“My first fave has passed on. To honour her is to remember her words:” We don’t just open doors for those who will come after us, we do so for the ones standing right next to us still trying to decide what to do with themselves. If we jump, they might too.” Ambassador Lindiwe Mabuza”

She was also the editor of Voice of Women, an ANC feminist publication for women. Later, in 1993, she earned a Diplomacy in Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur. Mabuza was appointed to establish ANC operations throughout Scandinavia in 1979. She campaigned for South Africa’s isolation through trade embargoes and boycotts. From 1997 through 2014, she got various accolades and honours. Mabuza was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Arts Advocacy in 2017. The Arts and Culture Trust of South Africa presented her with this prize.

“On the passing of Ambassodor Lindiwe Mabuza. My condolences to her family and ANC. In the late 80s, she used to engage me when I visited Washington DC. Uhambe kakuhle Sisi wam . You were a diplomat par excellence. May your soul rest in peace.”

Lindiwe Mabuza obituary and funeral arrangements have not yet been posted. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.