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Letshego Zulu promises to keep husband Gugu's memory alive

Mrs Zulu plans to open a hospital on Mount Kilimanjaro to honour those who lost their lives on the mountain.

ugu Zulu's widow Letshego (center), and Zulu's mother (far right) sit together at his memorial at Kyalami race track. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Gugu Zulu's widow Letshego has promised to keep his memory alive by continuing to live a charitable life.

She was speaking at Zulu's funeral at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg on Thursday.

He died last week while attempting to summit Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.

To see Gugu Zulu's final journey click here.

Mrs Zulu is planning to open a hospital on Mount Kilimanjaro to honour all those who have lost their lives to altitude illness.

"I think we all have to come together and change the plight of the many people who have lost their lives on the mountain and erect a mini medical facility."

Gauteng Premier David Makhura also says Gugu is an inspiration for all.

"Gugu is not only a legend of motorsport, he is also our hero. His life teaches that you should take others with you when you rise."

Letshego and the government have promised to keep Gugu's vision alive by supporting NGOs that were close to his heart and starting new organisations in his honour.

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