Cephas Mashakada’s widow, Eunice, suffered a mild stroke last month and is now struggling to put food on the table.
Eunice confirmed the ailment, but did not want to go into details. “Since the death of Baba (Mashakada) I have not been well because a lot of things have been affecting me. I wish to get back to my feet and release albums to fulfil my husband’s wish,” she said.She could not reveal more saying she was living by the grace of God.
Ndirikurarama ne nyasha dzaMwari mwanangu (I am living by the grace of God my son),” she said. Sources said her sour relationship with step-daughters Memory and Miriam continue to affect her.A close relative yesterday said :“A lot has been going on in her life and to be honest she is always stressed. Since the death of her husband she has been having problems with relatives among other issues,” noted the relative. The relative revealed that Eunice’s health continues to deteriorate.
“In February she went through a similar situation and we all thought she had recovered, but last month she fell ill again and spent the whole month admitted at a local hospital.”