Memorial service for Gugu Zulu

2016-07-26 05:53

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Tears for Zulu as Kilimanjaro climbers return to SA

2016-07-21 11:55

Emotional team members of the Trek4Mandela expedition spoke on Wednesday at OR Tambo Airport of the heartache they experienced at the death of teammate Gugu Zulu who died during a climb on Mount Kilimanjaro.WATCH

Johannesburg – The memorial service for South African rally champion Gugu Zulu is expected to take place at the Kyalami racetrack on Tuesday.

Zulu died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with his wife Letshego and a group of South Africans last Sunday. He was part of the Trek4Mandela expedition led by experienced mountaineer, Sibusiso Vilane.

He complained of "flu-like symptoms" while ascending the mountain. They had hoped to reach the summit on Mandela Day, July 18.

The expedition was intended to raise money to buy sanitary towels for needy girls across the country, to ensure they did not miss school during their periods.

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