Akhumzi Jezile (Photo: Gallo)
Cape Town – Family, friends and fans gathered at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg to pay final tribute to Akhumzi Jezile.
Viewers could tune in to the live broadcast of the the service on SABC1 (DStv 191). This comes after the public broadcaster was slammed for not airing his memorial service. (Read more here)
Among the speakers were Noxolo Grootboom, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa, his friend Dr Musa Mthombeni, a colleague Sjula Mkhize and Andile Ncube who delivered a moving tribute on behalf of Akhumzi's mother.
After the service he was laid to rest at West Park cemetery.