Freedom Park mourns the loss of Nkosi Zanomthetho. Freedom Park together with Nelson Mandela Museum conducted dialogues where Mandela’s early political life in the Eastern Cape had started.
Nkosi Thembinkosi Zanomthetho Mtirara, 43, the great-grandson of AbaThembu regent King Jongintaba Mtirara is mourned by abaThembu and amaDlomo. He had led his people since 2004. His great- grandfather Nkosi Jongintaba, raised the young Nelson Mandela at Mqhekezweni Great Place Following his release from prison, Mandela showed his gratitude to Jongintaba’s family, by helping them raise funds to build a high school in Mqhekezweni, and two big houses for the family at the great place and sent Nkosi Zanomthetho to tertiary.