2014 Aug. 19: Makau family mourns the brutal murder of their beloved

Inkanyiso, a grassroots organisation started by Zanele Muholi, on the recent murder of Gift Disebo Makau…


On the 19th Aug. 2014, Inkanyiso members visited the home of the recent victim of hate crime, Gift Disebo Makau in Ventersdorp. 
Her dead body was discovered directly opposite her mother’s home, 70 metres away.

She was a young ‘out’ lesbian well known in the community.
A good soccer player and played for Mighty Ladies.
Her mother accepted her sexuality and love Disebo dearly.
Her sister will always missed her beautiful smile…

deceased_9377Disebo’s mother, MaMakau shows the ID book of her deceased daughter.


Rinah MaMakau & Tshepang_9363

 She is survived by her sister Rinah, left, mother and brother Tshepang…

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 The beautiful portrait of a youngster who had dreams and hope of becoming an accountant… She attended her higher at Vuselela FET College at the time of her death…

She was last seen by her mother on Thurs, 14th Aug. 2014.

umsamo_9365A candle is lit as part of the mourning ritual…


Ventersdorp community is…

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