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Zimbabwean Man Found Dead In An Apartment In Canada

Zimbabwean Man Found Dead In An Apartment In Canada

A Zimbabwean man was a couple of weeks ago found dead in his rented apartment in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Andile Magagula (25), son of the late former Bulawayo City Council (BCC) Director of Housing and Community Services, Isiah Magagula, had completed his university degree in accounting early in the year and was set to start a new job last week on Wednesday.

He was reportedly found unresponsive by the police who had been informed by relatives that they had lost communication with him.

His mother, Ms Sifiso Khumalo told Sunday News that her son had been complaining of a stomach bug and had been throwing up. Said Ms Khumalo:

Andile said he was vomiting and his stomach was sore on Wednesday 1 June, so I told him to take some milk and visit the doctor. Thursday, I checked on him and he was ok, Friday I did the same and he said he was fine. But on Saturday I sent him messages and he did not respond.

She said on Sunday, she sent him over 15 messages on his phone but he never responded and then she sent Thembi Magagula, a cousin also in Canada to check on him. She added:

Thembi said she had spoken to him two days before via text message. I also asked a family friend Sithokozile to also check on him as I was not getting any response from him. She sent him messages too and she decided to ask the police to go to his apartment to physically check on him. On Sunday they broke down his door and found him dead.

Ms Khumalo said on Monday at 4 am last week she was then woken up by Sithokozile’s sister who initially told her that Andile had been taken to hospital.

Ms Khumalo said reports from Canada suggest that he may have died on Saturday but the post-mortem is not offering any answers as to the case of death. She added that more tests are going to be run to further check what could have killed him.

Andile, a former Falcon College pupil left for Canada in 2014 for studies.

The family is seeking assistance in raising 16 000 Canadian dollars (US$11.6k) so that they repatriate Andile’s body to Zimbabwe for burial.

Patience Magagula, a cousin of the late Andile Magagula has set up a Go Fund Me page to try and raise funds. At the time this article was written, 3 333 Canadian dollars had been raised. 

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17 Comments

Tateguru 1 week ago

So sad.
May his soul rest in peace.
Everyone shall pass on one day or the other.
True, when ever possible keep on an active funeral policy for no one knows when the angel of death comes


Nkust 2 weeks ago

Iii pius jamba ariko futi neku canada ne rekeni dzake zvanyanya izvi


mama Bee 2 weeks ago

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Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 weeks ago

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Vanhu itai ma policies chero kwamuri musasekwa nenyika pliz...


Bhuru 2 weeks ago

kuno zvakatooma hapenooo


Shylet kwangware 2 weeks ago

Kkkk hanzi matumbu mupepa bag kuiseka kunge rugare


regi 2 weeks ago

u admire other countries 25years munhu atove kubasa mucompany chaiyi imagine kuAfrica unenge waakutomonamona musoro nekurova bute uchizviti Manzuzu


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Pinocchio 2 weeks ago

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🤨🤨 2 weeks ago

Chonetsa ndechekuti paakaenda apana wamakaudza


i 2 weeks ago

hakuna kusina rinda mari irikutumirwa itobatsirikanai mwana anogona kuchengetwa chero ikoko zvinorwadza asi hapana chekuita ngatichemei tiine tariro


zimboy 2 weeks ago

ko moda 16000 guwesi pamunhu afaa...


chipo 2 weeks ago

RIP


Kanda 2 weeks ago

Makomborero Haruzivishe has been sentenced to 2 years in jail


VYBZ KARTEL 2 weeks ago

Good let him rot from lice there👏👏👏👏

Dhuterere 2 weeks ago

food poisoning


factos 2 weeks ago

ndiZanu yauraya futhi


Purse 2 weeks ago

Inokuuraya yokucheka cheka yoisa matumbu muplastic bag yokukanda mushallow well


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