Foreign Affairs deputy minister, Peya Mushelenga, announces the passing on of his 76-year-old mother, Kuku Elizabeth Mushelenga.
Following a long battle with cancer at the Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital, Kuku Mushelenga rested late this afternoon. She was born in 1937 at Oshigambo to the late Eva and David Shihepo, a Lutheran pastor affectionately referred to as Nadihokololue.
Kuku Mushelenga taught at Oshigambo Primary School from 1960 to 1997. She suffered injustices in 1980 when her house was attacked by South African soldiers, due to her involvement in the liberation struggle.
Her husband,Abisai Mushelenga pre-deceased her in 2004. She is survived by six children. Funeral arrangementsshall be announced later,according to a family friend,Mr I-Ben Nashandi