One of last year’s presidential candidate for National Salvation Front (NASAF) James Nyondo has died, his family has said.
Nyondo’s brother Fiskani said the 47-year-old politican and trained lawyer died of lung cancer.
According to Fiskani, his brother died Friday night at Steve Biko Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Burial arrangements are yet to be announced once the family members meet.
“He was a formidable man, a pillar of our family,” Fiskani said.
Nasaf’s secretary general Lester Chikoya described Nyondo’s death as ” a big loss”.
Nyondo is survived by a wife and three kids.
Arrangements are being made by the party and family to repatriate his body to Malawi