Nakatindi’s Body Arrives
THE body of the late Princess Nakatindi Wina who died in South Africa on Thursday last week arrived yesterday at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport aboard a South African Airways cargo plane.
President Michael Sata has declared today as the day of national mourning for the late veteran politician, while burial would take place on Saturday in Sesheke District.
Her husband Sikota Wina, Gender Minister Inonge Wina and other family members were on the plane carrying the body which arrived at 12:25 hours.
Several people who included Government officials, members of Parliament (MPs) family members and friends were on hand to receive the body.
Notable among the people were First Republican president Kenneth Kaunda, Information, Broadcasting and Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda, and Foreign Affairs and Tourism Minister Given Lubinda.
Others were MMD acting president Michael Mabenga, party aspiring presidential candidates Felix Mutati and Enoch Kavindele were also present and so were former Labour minister, Austin Liato, MMD chairperson for women’s affairs Catherine Namugala, and former Community Development minister Michael Kaingu.
A church service would be conducted for the late Princess today at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka after which the body would be flown to Mwandi in Sesheke for burial tomorrow.
[Times of Zambia]