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HOSI MUHLAVA II OF VA-NKUNA TRIBE PASSES ON

Hosi Muhlava 2 with Hosi Nwamitwa…Picture by The Village Voice

THE MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs (COGHSTA), Mr. Basikopo Makamu is saddened by the passing away of Hosi Samuel Mpumulwana Muhlava II. Hosi Muhlava II passed away on 11 April 2020 after a long illness. Hosi Muhlava II was a Senior Traditional Leader of the Va-Nkuna tribe in Tzaneen, Mopani District.

Hosi Muhlava II, was born on the 27 January 1944 at Muhlava. He was the son of Mrs Khataza Nwa-Ngove and Hosi Oubaas Muhlava Shiluvani. He was installed as Hosi of the Va-Nkuna tribe in July 1972.

Hosi Muhlava II served as a Minister in the former Gazankulu Homeland in different departments from 1983 to 1991. He also orchestrated the building of more than 40 schools around 44 villages that fell under him.

During his reign, he welcomed and worked with many organisations that brought development at Muhlava villages.

He is survived by his wife Catherine Sasavona Nwa-Mavundza Muhlava and 8 children. His brother, Ribye Charles Muhlava is acting Senior Traditional Leader at the moment.

MEC Makamu sends his deepest condolences and wish God to give the family Va-Nkuna traditional community strength during these trying times.-Picture by The Village Voice.

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