Acquire wealth through hard work not death benefit

07 September 2020 - 07:38
By Nathaniel Lee

“Lefu la hao le a mphedisa” is a phrase taken out of a popular hymn which literally means “your death gives me life”. It is often used to take a dig at those who seek to enrich themselves through the demise of their relatives. Stories abound of spouses who have orchestrated the elimination of their partners to get their hands on the insurance payout taken against the lives of their partners.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Please visit in your desktop to view our latest subscription options.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Sign In

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.