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AS IT HAPPENED: Dumi Masilela memorial service

2017-08-09 14:14

Cape Town - Multi-talented star Dumi Masilela died on Wednesday, following an attempted hijacking.

The former Idols SA contestant was shot in the upper body and then later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. 

A memorial service will be held to honour the star on Wednesday in Kempton Park (Johannesburg), followed by the funeral service on Saturday at the same venue.

Follow the live updates here


14:12

Friends and family are gathered at Hope Restoration Ministries for the late actor's memorial service.


14:13

The Rhythm City cast have arrived. And tears are flowing. 


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Actress Connie Chiume among the program directors.


14:35

"He was not scared to die and nothing would kill him because he had love."


14:38

Rhythm City actor Mduduzi Mabaso asks "how can a person with so much love leave us?"


14:38

Mduduzi Mabaso breaks into song.


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-TheJuice