The funeral service of struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni will take place at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus on Wednesday morning. The government says COVID-19 regulations will be followed. On Tuesday, final preparations were made at the Mlangeni household in Dube, Soweto, in Gauteng. President Cyril Ramaphosa accorded Mlangeni a[…]
The city of New York delivered a freezer truck to a funeral home on Wednesday after it was found to be storing dead bodies in unrefrigerated U-Haul vehicles, a Reuters eyewitness said. The eyewitness saw bodies in a U-Haul van and said two vans and a truck were parked outside[…]
Thousands of mourners gathered in Elsies River on Saturday for the funeral service of slain eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa in Halt Road was filled to the rafters as family, friends, community members and her classmates, came to say their final goodbyes. Among the[…]
The funeral of little Tazne van Wyk will be held in Cape Town this morning. Van Wyk (8) will be laid to rest at Modderdam Cemetry. Her funeral has been sponsored by Joe 4 funerals, Silverleaf Undertakers and the City of Cape Town – and donations from the public have also been[…]
The funeral service of legendary former Springbok rugby player James Small will be held at The Wanderers Rugby Club on Thursday. The funeral is set to start at 14:00 and gates expected to open around 12:00 for the scores of mourners who will be attending to celebrate Small’s life. While[…]
By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed The National Funeral Parlour Association of SA (NAFUPA-SA) is calling on a ban to prevent all white and Indian funeral companies from operating in black communities. The organisation believes that the decision to prevent white and Indian owned funeral companies from operating in black communities[…]
The funeral service of the former president of Botswana Sir Ketumile Masire is underway in Botswana. Masire’s funeral service is held at his home village, Kanye. Dignitaries from different countries have also arrived. The dignitaries include former South Africa president Thabo Mbeki and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. The road leading[…]
This is the transcript of the moving and powerful eulogy delivered by Former President Kgalema Motlanthe at the Funeral Service of Comrade Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, Westpark Cemetery, Johannesburg Comrade Barbara Hogan and the Kathrada Family; The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation; President Jacob Zuma; Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa; The Premier of Gauteng David[…]
Stern words, standing ovations, and raw emotions dominated the final send-off for ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday. Friends, family, dignitaries, activists and struggle veterans said their last goodbyes to Kathrada at the Westpark cemetery, Johannesburg. Throngs of mourners gathered at the Houghton mosque early on Wednesday morning before heading[…]
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday painted Ahmed Kathrada as a model leader who had integrity. Speaking at Kathrada’s funeral at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg‚ Mantashe said Kathrada was “incorruptible‚ not only in his politics but also in his personal life.” “He was a man you knew who[…]
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