Maponya’s memorial service to be held on Friday

Dr Richard Maponya
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Businessman Dr Richard Maponya’s memorial service will take place in Johannesburg on Friday morning.

On Thursday President Cyril Ramaphosa granted Maponya a Special Official Funeral Category 2 to be held next Tuesday. The President has also instructed that flags be flown at half-mast from Friday until the evening of Maponya’s burial.

Friday’s memorial service will take place at the Rosebank Union Church in Sandton, north of Johannesburg.

Maponya died after a short illness in a Johannesburg hospital at the age of 99.

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