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Whether it is the juxtaposing of the seriousness of the event against a comedic situation, or our natural anxiety about being at a funeral that places us on the verge of chaos, funerals are perfectly placed to bring out the worst in us, writes Howard Feldman.
The president told mourners at the businessman's official state funeral that he would work to develop a youth entrepreneurship academy in his honour.
Dr. Richard Maponya taught others how "to ride the tiger of apartheid", says Bonang Mohale.
The SA Police Service has described a blunder during the police drill parade at the funeral of business icon Dr Richard Maponya as "rather unfortunate".
Maponya would walk into a bank and ask for finance for his business ventures, without any collateral in his name.
South African business pioneer Dr Richard Maponya died in the early hours of Monday after a short illness.
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