Family of Samson Mthombeni to abide by lockdown regulations during funeral service

7 April 2020, 8:26 AM
The family of the deceased Xitsonga traditional music pioneer, Samson Mthombeni, says they'll abide by the lockdown regulations when holding the funeral service.
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