WATCH: Kgositsile memorial service

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The Gauteng government's memorial service to honour the late poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile is set to take place on Thursday.

The Gauteng government's memorial service to honour the late poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile is set to take place on Thursday.

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The Gauteng government's memorial service to honour the late poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile is set to take place on Thursday.

The Gauteng government's memorial service to honour the late poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile is set to take place on Thursday.

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JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng government&39;s memorial service to honour the late poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile took at the Johannesburg City Hall on Thursday.

Kgositsile (79) died last week.

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Among those who paid tribute to the icon are poet Lebo Mashile, veteran actor and friend John Kani as well as rapper Khuli Chana.

Another memorial service will be held at noon on Friday at Johannesburg&39;s Market Theatre.