The Forbes family have revealed in a statement, that the husband of DJ Zinhle, Bongani “Murdah Bongz or Mörda” Mohosana, will NOT be part of the memorial and funeral service. This is to observe and respect cultural protocol.
The details of AKA’s memorial service and funeral service have been revealed by his family through his Instagram account. Acknowledging the outpouring love they have received so far from friends, family and supporters of the Fela In Versace hitmaker, they extended an invite to everyone who wishes to attend and witness the celebration of his life.
“We as the Forbes family would like to acknowledge the outpouring of love we have received over the past few days. Kiernan wasn’t just loved by us as a family but by the nation,” they wrote in part.
They continued by saying they would like to celebrate his life with everyone who loved him, “…his memorial will therefore be open to the public as well as streamed online.”
“Kiernan will be laid to rest in a private provincial funeral on Saturday, 18 February 2023.”
In the same statement, they revealed that Murdah Bongz will not be part of the services because they wish to observe cultural protocol. They thanked him and his family for all the support they have given them.
“We’d also like to acknowledge our extended family, the Mohosana’s for their unwavering support during this time, As Bongani Mohosana will be in absentia at the memorial and funeral due to observing cultural protocol.”
They then added that AKA’s father Tony Forbes will be giving out a public statement to the media at 3PM as he is appointed at the official family spokesperson.
Lynn Forbes openly spoke about her love for her blended family and how much she loves Bongani and Zinhle saying they are a part of it. , “…of course I love Kairo, she is my grand daughter…because I wouldn’t have Kairo if it wasn’t for Zinhle. Well, apart from the fact that Zinhle is an amazing human being. I have the utmost respect for Zinhle because she is the mother of my grand child. Zinhle and I are almost like friends, we care deeply about each other.”
“Why do I love Bongani? Because he loves Zinhle,” she explained. “You can’t just love one person, you need to love all of them. To make a blended family work, you focus on the youngest children,” she said on IG live.
She also gave a shoutout to all the people who make her family work. “Raising a blended family, through many challenges, to live together in harmony and raise well balanced, happy children, is not always easy but it’s possible when everyone works together, in the best interest of the youngest children in the family. Thank you mom @janet.reed2 for your never-ending love and teachings.”
“To the people who make this family possible, thank you. You each have your own family and nothing can ever take away from the importance of belonging to that family, that is most important and always will be. But today, in this moment, as we celebrate mother’s and family…this family, beautifully blended, is not possible without you and the energy you bring, to make us what we are …a family.”
“Thank you for being authentically you,” she said and proceeds to mention every body. – ZAlebs