The late Professor Keorapste Kgositsile has been described as a loving, caring human, and a poet who had an appreciation for language and literature.

These were the words of family friend Sebiletso Mokone-Matabane, who delivered a message at Bra Willie’s, as he was commonly known as,  funeral proceedings.

Mokone- Matabane has told mourners here that Bra Willie’s death is a great loss to South Africa and the literature space

As visuals of professor Kgositsile’s life was  played on the big screen, friends such as ANC member Barbara Masekela was seen overcome with emotion as she wiped her tears away.

Kgositsile not only played a significant role in the fight against apartheid, he is also remembered for the mark he has left in the literature industry, through poetry and jazz music.

Meanwhile his sister Tshidi Moagi spoke about Kgositsile’s last days and keeping his legacy alive.

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Gauteng premier David Makhura shares Kgositsile’s life as a politician and his contribution to South Africa’s freedom.

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His nephew Lerothodi Moagi also shared his memories of his uncle

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