In the early hours of Sunday (27 October 2019) communications minister Stella Ndabeni Abrahams confirmed that her home in Mthatha, Eastern Cape was on fire.
She posted a message on Facebook with a picture of her home ablaze and took the opportunity to put journalist on blast for taking pictures.
She wrote “My house is burning and all they see is a story in it that they must be allowed to take pictures. God bless journalists.”
We are definitely sorry for her lose and as per the reports no injuries were reported thankfully.
An investigation into what caused the fire is still underway and the minister has said she will not go into speculation as they were all not home at the time the fire started.