Govt to provide transport to Madikizela-Mandela funeral

The anti-apartheid icon will be laid to rest at a cemetery in Fourways on Saturday after a service at the Orlando Stadium.

Some of the crowd that attended the memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at Orlando Stadium. Picture: Ihsaan Haffejee/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng government says it will provide transport for all those attending Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's funeral on Saturday.

The anti-apartheid icon will be laid to rest at a cemetery in Fourways on Saturday after a service at the Orlando Stadium.

The provincial government says its organised six hundred busses around Johannesburg to ferry mourners to the stadium in Soweto.

Spokesperson Thabo Masebe said: “Buses will arrive at the pick-up point at 4 am and we expect that all busses will arrive at the stadium by 7: 30 am on Saturday.”

READ: The full Gauteng Department of Transport outline for transport below:

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