CITYPRESS: ‘Nokuphila liked pink and white flowers’

7 March 2016 Eva Kumalo placed pink and white roses on the pavement of Ravenscraig Road in Cape Town, right under the security camera where her daughter, Nokuphila Kumalo, was kicked to death three years ago. “My child liked pink and white flowers,” she said. It was Nokuphila’s birthday, February 11, and she would have turned 26. In the Western Cape High Court, the man accused of murdering Nokuphila, internationally acclaimed South African artist Zwelethu Mthethwa, was back in the dock, staring at his lap while his defence lawyer, William Booth, argued against the state. Eva, speaking to City Press from Limnos Bakers, where she makes milk tarts and cheesecakes topped with strawberries and grapes, said it was okay that she couldn’t go to the court case; she’d given up on the case anyway. Read full article: … Continue reading →