AS IT HAPPENED: Campaigns for NDZ, Ramaphosa at Magaqa memorial

2017-09-13 17:30

The memorial service of late ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa has been disrupted by members who used the platform to campaign for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former AU chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

News24 journalist Amanda Khoza was reporting live from the event. 
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13 Sep 20:16
That concludes the Gauteng memorial service of the late ANCYL SG, Sindiso Magaqa.

13 Sep 20:15

13 Sep 20:12
A vote of thanks is being given. Again, another speaker apologises to the family for the disruptions.

13 Sep 20:12
Ramaphosa's supporters used Sindiso Magaqa's memorial service to pledge their support for DP Cyril Ramaphosa

13 Sep 20:10

13 Sep 20:07

13 Sep 20:06

13 Sep 19:59
Magaqa does not say anything about the disruptions during his nephew's memorial service

13 Sep 19:58
Magaqa extends an invite to everyone to go to KZN to bid Magaqa farewell on Saturday

13 Sep 19:57
Magaqa: "We are grateful for what e have heard, we will go home and tell the family who he was."

13 Sep 19:57
Magaqa: "We were reluctant to come here in the beginning... now I know we would have not heard what he was."

13 Sep 19:56
Magaqa: "We are still very sore about what happened but we hope the Lord will be with us until Saturday."

13 Sep 19:55
Magaqa: "We are proud and grateful to hear that Magaqa was a hero. He was humble, honest, disciplined."

13 Sep 19:55
The family (unlce Vuma Magaqa) is called to respond on behalf of the family.

13 Sep 19:54
Mabe says Magaqa never sang without whistling. "Sizomkhumbula ngekhwela, uMagaqa."

13 Sep 19:54
Mabe: "I am sorry my friend, I could not come and see you..."

13 Sep 19:54
Mabe: The Sindiso Magaqa Foundation will ensure that the children are clothed and continue to go to school.

13 Sep 19:53
Mabe announces that a foundation in Sindiso Magqa's name will be established to assist the family.

13 Sep 19:53
Mabe says debates about the leadership of the country cannot be resolved through the barrel of the gun. 

13 Sep 19:53
Mabe says young people cannot be led by leaders "who sleep while on duty". 

13 Sep 19:52
Mabe: "The revolutionary way is to resolve issues internally not with the barrel of the gun."

13 Sep 19:51
Mabe: "The bottom line is that he did not sell out... We take an oath that we will take the spear forward."

13 Sep 19:48
Mabe says Magaqa, "passes on when our movement is going through difficult times, the enemy is hard at work."

13 Sep 19:48
Mabe says Magaqa was a radical youth of our revolution. "He was the architect of economic freedom in our lifetime." 

13 Sep 19:48
Mabe says Magaqa was ANC until the end 

13 Sep 19:47
Mabe: "Today the people of our country, particularly the youth, stand to salute this fearless son of the soul."

13 Sep 19:47
Mabe: "On the faithful morning of the 4th of Sept the nation received the news that Magaqa was no more."

13 Sep 19:46
Mabe says he bids farewell to a good friend and brother. "He was courageous." 

13 Sep 19:46
Mabe tells gathering that discipline in the ANCYL is paramount

13 Sep 19:46
Loud cheers when Mabe says long live DP Cyril Ramaphosa

13 Sep 19:40
Those singing and disrespecting the service do not represent the values of the ANC, gathering is told.

13 Sep 19:34
Some members of the ANCYL sitting at the back are singing: "On your marks, get set, we are ready for Nkosazana."

13 Sep 19:27
"It can't be that members stand on chairs and throw water bottles, it is not correct."

13 Sep 19:27
Members of the Gauteng PEC apologies to the Magaqa family for what has transpired.

13 Sep 19:27
Lamola: "To comrade Magaqa, all is not well in the organisation, what you see here shows that but we will soldier on."

13 Sep 19:26
Lamola: "To KZN comrades, please seize fire. When you kill the young ones, you are killing the future."

13 Sep 19:26
Lamola: "To the family of Sindiso Magaqa, we apologies for what you are seeing here."

13 Sep 19:26
Lamola: "A united young people will make sure that the ANC is renewed."

13 Sep 19:25
Lamola: "The membership of the ANC will reclaim the ANC in the December conference."

13 Sep 19:22
Lamola: "We must not be silenced... The ANC cannot continue being led by pensioners."

13 Sep 19:21
Lamola: "We must make sure that his voice is not silenced by the 40 bullets that entered his body."

13 Sep 19:21
Lamola: "This generation of ours must not be deterred by the brutal killing of Sindiso Magaqa."

13 Sep 19:20
Lamola: "We must make sure that we achieve the goal of economic freedom."

13 Sep 19:19
Lamola: "He did not believe that he must apologies for his beliefs and what he stood for."

13 Sep 19:19
It appears now that NDZ supporters are retaliating, singing while Lamola is speaking.

13 Sep 19:19
Lamola: "Magaqa made it his mission to ensure that ANCYL was militant."

13 Sep 19:18
Lamola says Magaqa stood firm even during difficult times

13 Sep 19:18
Lamola is now addressing the gathering 

13 Sep 19:16
News24 understands that NDZ supporters wanted Nzuza to speak while CR17 supporters wanted Lamola to speak

13 Sep 19:12

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