His Excellency, President Zuma, and delegates, together with former KZN Premier Mr Senzo Mchunu, General Cele and MKMVA visited the two gravesites at Ezinqoleni, Shobashobane on 22 March 2015.
His Excellency wanted to ensure that the people of Vukuzithathe and KwaMthimude Tribal Authorities, under Izinqoleni Local Municipality are remembered. In 2015 it was 25 Years since the unforgettable atrocious occurrences and faction fights. The massacre took place on Christmas Day at 8am in 1995 whereby a group of about 600 attacked and murdered some ANC members, in the area of Shobashobane, near Port Shepstone.
The President paid his respects at the memorial site and laid wreaths on the graves of the victims of the massacre. He further offered words of comfort and messages of support to the families and food parcels were handed out.