Cyril grants Sobukwe state funeral

President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a decision to grant the late Zondeni Sobuwke a state funeral.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a decision to grant the late Zondeni Sobuwke a state funeral.
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The Sobukwe family has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to grant Zondeni Sobukwe a special official funeral.

The mother of Azania, as PAC founder Robert Sobukwe’s wife was affectionately known, died on Wednesday at her Graaff-Reinet home after a long illness.

She was 91 years old, her family said.

Sobukwe’s son, Dinilesizwe, said: “It is a great honour that the president declared a special state funeral for our mother.”

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