'Khwezi', the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape, dies

'Khwezi', the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape, dies

The Guardian: World News

Aids activist Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, who alleged South African president raped her, was 41. Zuma denied the allegations and was acquitted

The woman who accused South Africa’s president of rape a decade ago, sparking a national debate about rape culture, has died aged 41, her family confirmed on Sunday.

Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, known to the South African public only as Khwezi to protect her identity, made headlines when she alleged that Jacob Zuma had raped her in 2005 while he was the ANC deputy president.

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