Thousands turn out for Freedom Day celebrations

2016-04-27 12:42
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Giyani - Thousands of South Africans have turned out at the Giyani Stadium in Limpopo to celebrate Freedom Day.

The stadium was filled with people wearing yellow ANC T-shirts. The crowd cheered every time President Jacob Zuma's name was mentioned. 

He was joined by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the celebrations. There was a 21 gun salute followed by a flyover.

The crowd cheered and ululated.

Zuma is expected to deliver the keynote address for the day.

President Jacob Zuma with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha at the Giyani Statium. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

Thousands of people at the Giyani Stadium for Freedom Day celebrations. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

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