Ray Phiri will be laid to rest. He will have a special provincial funeral. The music legend died last Wednesday at a hospital in Nelspruit, where he had been admitted suffering from lung cancer.
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MBOMBELA, Mpumalanga - Friends, family and music fans said their final goodbyes to Ray Phiri in Mbombela on Saturday.
WATCH: Ray Phiri memorial service
The national flag was flown at half-mast throughout Mpumalanga as the Stimela frontman was afforded a special provincial funeral.
Phiri, whose music career spanned four decades, died last Wednesday at a hospital in Nelspruit, after losing his battle with lung cancer.