Listen to today’s Daily News Wrap, Monday 25 January
It’s Monday 25 January 2021, and this is The South African's Daily News Wrap - with the latest news you really need to know.
This is The South African’s Daily News Wrap for Monday 25 January 2021 – with all the latest news you really need to know.
In our top story, South Africa says goodbye to some of its most beloved legends.
Jonas Gwangwa and Larry King pass away
The iconic Jonas Gwangwa has passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday 23 January. Legendary Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi also passed away on this very day in the year 2019, a year before another legendary musician Hugh Masekela died in 2018.
This day also claimed iconic interviewer, TV broadcaster and CNN talk show host, Larry King, at the age of 87, his media company Ora confirmed.
Following his funeral on Sunday, a memorial service for the late minister Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu will be held later today. Deputy President David Mabuza will deliver a keynote tribute.
The memorial event was originally planned for Saturday 23 January but was postponed in accordance with his family’s wishes.