Mzameni Mshenxiswa, Ward 5 councillor died shortly after been diagnosed with liver cancer on the 19 September 2014. Mzameni was born 1975 in the Easter Cape at Elliotsdale and was an ANC member. Mzameni joined Overstrand Municipality in 2011 and served as a Ward 5 councillor and was a portfolio member of finance and Economic Development.
Mshenxiswa’s involvement in Zwelihle community structures started since 2006 he served in structures such as Treatment Act Campaign (TAC) Siyazama Service centre for elderly, Zwelihle Health Forum Campaign. In 2012 councillor was offered an opportunity by the municipality to study at higher institution, he then enrolled with the University of the Western Cape for an Advance Diploma in Administration and graduated in 2013.
Mshenxiswa was one of the vocal councillors in Council meetings. He will missed by many. He is survives his wife Siziwe Mshenxiswa Overstrand municipal employee, three children Sihle , Bonga, Gugu and Liyema and one grandchild Lutho.
A memorial service to remember him will take place tomorrow Wednesday, 24 September at Zwelihle community Hall at 14:00.
He will be laid to rest in the Eastern Cape on the 5th October 2014.