Memorial service for Mbuli

The SABC will hold a memorial service for television and radio presenter Vuyo Mbuli at its headquarters in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, on Wednesday afternoon.

The SABC quoted family spokesperson Roweena Baird as saying: “The memorial service for the late Vuyo Mbuli will be held at the SABC Renaissance Centre. It starts at 2pm. Funeral service will be on Friday, 24 May, at St Johns College in Houghton. Proceedings will start at 9am.”

The memorial service will be streamed live on the SABC website from 2pm on Wednesday. Mbuli, who will be given a provincial official funeral, will be laid to rest at Heroes Acre, West Park Cemetery, the SABC reported.

Mbuli collapsed whilst watching a rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday. It was later revealed that he died of a pulmonary embolism.