Mthatha gathers to watch memorial

By Drum Digital
10 December 2013

Members of the public are gathering different venues around Mthatha in the Eastern Cape to watch the live broadcast of the Nelson Mandela memorial service.

Abongile Nkushubana, a senior Disaster Management officer at OR Tambo municipality says they are expecting more than 10 000 mourners at three public viewing areas around Mthatha.

“We have three public viewing areas these are Mthatha stadium, Khaya Majola cricket Oval and Rotary stadium. We are encouraging all those attending to arrive on time,” she says.

By Sthembiso Hlongwane

Pictures by: Mduduzi Ndzingi

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