Deputy Minister Hlongwa to be laid to rest

File: Bavelile Hlongwa, who was appointed to her position in May, was deputy chairperson of the NYDA and an NEC member of the now-defunct ANCYL.


JOHANNESBURG - Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Bavelile Hlongwa will be laid to rest in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, today, on Saturday.

She was killed in a car accident last week Friday in Limpopo.

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Hlongwa had stopped to help a motorist whose car had overturned and was hit by a truck.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared an official funeral and ordered that the national flag flies at half-mast.

He's expected to deliver the eulogy at Hlongwa's funeral.