Kuliswa Nondala

The Khayelitsha Development Forum says residents in Site C were heartbroken and angry, as they mourn the death of a well-known  Economic Freedom Fighters activist and community leader, Kuliswa Nondala.

Nondala was shot inside her home in the TR Section informal settlement on 09 February 2019.

The Khayelitsha Development Forum’s Ndithini Tyhido described Nondala as a smart, feisty and energetic young woman who fought for her community.

“I’ve had interactions with Kuliswa on matters that affected the community, such as the issue of crime in the TR Section. It is quite sad that people like her are the ones who are targeted by these criminals in our communities.”

The 31-year-old mother was shot in the upper body and declared dead on the scene. Her boyfriend, who was with her at the time of the shooting, had his cellphone stolen.

It’s understood two men entered Nondala’s home last week and stole a TV. It’s not clear whether the incidents are linked.

Profile Source: EyeWitnessNews

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Country:South Africa

Department/Province/State:Western Cape



Date of Killing:09/02/2019

Previous Threats:Specific threat to HRD

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Abuse of power/corruption, Citizens' rights

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