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[WATCH LIVE] Zondeni Sobukwe’s official funeral proceedings

Sobukwe, widow of the former Pan Africanist Congress of Azania founder Robert Sobukwe, will be buried next to her husband.

The funeral of Zondeni Sobukwe in the Eastern Cape. Picture: SA Government.

JOHANNESBURG - The funeral service of struggle icon Zondeni Sobukwe is currently underway in Graaff-Reinet, in the Eastern Cape.

Sobukwe, widow of the former Pan Africanist Congress of Azania founder Robert Sobukwe, will be buried next to her husband, whose graveside is a national heritage site.

The 91-year-old died last week at her home after a long illness.

Deputy President David Mabuza is expected to give the eulogy.

The programme got currently underway at a local church on Saturday morning.

WATCH LIVE: Zondile Sobukwe’s official funeral proceedings

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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