SEE: Pictures from Joe Mafela’s funeral

By Drum Digital
29 March 2017

The funeral service of the late veteran entertainer Joe Mafela who died on 18 March is currently underway at the UJ Soweto Campus.

The funeral service of the late veteran entertainer Joe Mafela who died on 18 March is currently underway at the UJ Soweto Campus.

The funeral is being attended by fellow Generations: The Legacy colleagues, industry peers, fans, family, a representative from the Royal Duthini village in Tshivhase where Joe was born and the media.

Various people have taken to the podium to express their love and admiration for Ntate Joe Mafela and how saddened they are by his untimely death.

"He could put a smile on everyone’s face. In his acting we recognised ourselves and people we knew" - Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa.

Here’s a look at what’s been happening at the event:

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