The memorial service of Agnes Msimang is underway.  The South African struggle stalwart, Agnes Msimang died at a Johannesburg hospital last Thursday, at the age of 89.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described Ma Aggie, as she was fondly known, as “a true servant of the people” adding that she was a committed and loyal member of the ANC and was a surrogate mother to many activists both inside the country and in exile during apartheid.