Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that Zoleka Mandela list Zenani Mandela Snr, Mandla Mandela, Leeroy Andie Cana, and others as people who shouldn’t attend her funeral or near her dead body after sexually abusing her.
Zoleka Mandela was also a mother of six. She frequently gushed over her kids in her social media posts. Sadly, she also suffered the loss of two of her children while she battled with cancer. In 2010, she lost her daughter, Zenani. She also mourned the loss of her newborn son, Zenawe who was born prematurely in 2012.
In her last Instagram post, she revealed that she had been having severe chest pains. And, after having gone for a CT Scan, doctors discovered that she also had blood clots and Fibrosis in her lungs.
She planned her last days right down to the guest list at her funeral. Today, author, activist and mom Zoleka Mandela’s service will be for close family and friends at Bryanston Methodist Church. She will be laid to rest at the Fourways Memorial Park, next to her two late children, her mother, and grandmother Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Zoleka died after an 11-year battle with cancer. She died on 25 September after a long battle with metastatic cancer which spread to her hip, liver, lung, pelvis, brain, and spinal cord. In her diary, she listed the people she did not wish to have at her funeral or near her body. On the list is: Thiery Bashala, who is the father of her two children. Leeroy Andie Cana, the father of her last born Zingce. She also listed some people from the Mandela and Madikizela family; Zenani Mandela Snr, Mandla Mandela, Zukiswa Madikizela, Nsundu Madikizela, and Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo. Zoleka recently revealed that she had been preparing for her death. She met with her family, a lawyer and a therapist to discuss what life would be like for her children after she died. “It will probably sound strange but, I am in my panic stages. I think I am blessed and fortunate enough to be in a position where I am in my planning stages. I am having conversations with my loved ones, lawyer, therapist and siblings to discuss what happens on the day and after I pass away. Zoleka revealed that she did not want to bother her siblings when she died.