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Zahara get’s stabbed by beggars while trying to make food and money offerings

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Songwriter and award wining singer Zahara, real name Bulelwa Mkuthukana was recently left traumatized by an unexpected attacked from beggars earlier in the week.

The singer was stabbed in an attempt to make food and money offering to job seekers aside the road. she had a scheduled performance in the UK East London, where she was due to sing at a Nelson Mandela’s birthday concert to celebrate the Struggle stalwart’s centenary.

Bulelwa told all her fans on social media that the concert has been postponed to October due to the incident.
Posting  a picture of herself looking solemn with two wounds on her arm.

“I always believe that when you have a loaf of bread,one could always be able to share just a little with someone else. If you have 1000 surely even a R5 would be worth something to someone. I was due to be in London UK by Wednesday for the Mandela concert however couldnt make it because tuesday night just as i drove by Spar in my area i reached out to give “job seekers” some money instead they reached out grabbed my arm and stabbed me, tried to open my door, with the intent to cause more boldy harm. Its very sad that ones humility and humanitarian beliefs are welcomed in this manner. Bu phelelephi ubuntu. ie;mandela tour now postponed for october”

Zahara managed to drive off with the door wide open and said it was the scariest incident she had ever experienced.

“I’ve never been so frightened in my life. I was so scared. It was horrible. I kept wondering why this would happen. I am the type of person who if they have two slices of bread, why can’t I share? I don’t know if I can do that (give back so freely) anymore.”

The musician was taken to hospital to treat her injuries and immediately told the organisers of a Mandela concert in the UK that she would not be able to attend the concert.

“At least it wasn’t my hand where I play the guitar. I am grateful for that. So, I am waiting for my arm to heal properly. The Mandela concert has been postponed and I am looking forward to going there to celebrate Tata when my arm heals.”

The star opened a case of assault at the Honeydew police station on Tuesday. SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini confirmed to TshisaLIVE that the case was being investigated.

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