Xolani Gwala to be laid to rest

President Cyril Ramaphosa has granted veteran broadcaster, Xolani Gwala, a special provincial official funeral. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG -President Cyril Ramaphosa has granted veteran broadcaster, Xolani Gwala, a Special Provincial Official Funeral Category 2.

Gwala died a week ago after battling cancer.

READ: Seasoned broadcaster Xolani Gwala has died

The respected journalist will be buried in his hometown of Impendle in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.

The announcement from the Presidency means all flags in KZN will be flown at half-mast.

Ramaphosa has hailed Gwala as a youthful veteran who embodied values of listening and being open to opposing views.

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eNCA