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Ahmed Kathrada to be buried on Wednesday

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada will be buried at the Westpark cemetery on Wednesday in accordance with Muslim funeral rituals, his foundation said.

The funeral will begin around 10:00 and include a tribute from former president and the foundation’s board member, Kgalema Motlanthe, the foundation said in a statement on Tuesday.

Anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Sophie Williams-de Bruyn, one of Kathrada’s Robben Island prison mates, and family member will address mourners.

Muslim funeral prayer rites would begin around 11:30, followed by final burial rites.
Khabza Mkhize

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