WATCH: Funeral service for Mandoza

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Mandoza's family members briefed the media on his passing. President Jacob Zuma said South Africa has lost one of its pioneers whose music appealed to a cross section of people both young and old.

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JOHANNESBURG - The funeral of Mduduzi &39;Mandoza&39; Tshabalala was held at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto on Friday.

The musician was later buried at the West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.

WATCH: Memorial service for Mandoza

On Wednesday, the 38-year-old was remembered by industry peers, fans, family members and friends at the Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg. He died from cancer on Sunday.

IN PICTURES: Friends and family pay tribute to Mandoza

Speaking at the memorial service, Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa praised the artist for contributing towards the country’s social cohesion.


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