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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.
Huge crowds filled the streets of Tehran for the funeral, with black-clad mourners reportedly chanting "death to the USA" and "down with the USA".
Antonio Basco said he has no other family after losing his wife Margie Reckard in the El Paso shooting, so he invited the community to her funeral.
There were tears and sorrow in Thokoza Village near KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga on Saturday when a police officer, his wife, two children and another related child were laid to rest after they were all killed in a car accident.
One of the pupils who died at Hoërskool Driehoek is expected to be laid to rest. Watch.
HHP's customary wife, Lerato Sengadi is taking her father-in-law, Robert Tsambo to court in a bid to stop the family from proceeding with any funeral arrangements.
ALL hell broke loose at the memorial of a dad-of-three when his estranged relatives from his village allegedly invaded an event held to celebrate his life.
There still have not been any new developments in the case of the ashes that went missing at Msunduzi’s crematorium at Mountain Rise cemetery.
Capitec Bank is entering the insurance market with a funeral product positioned to offer affordable and flexible insurance for the South African market.
When you lose someone you love, it is as if your emotional skin is torn off and therefore the insults do so much more damage, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The president told mourners at the businessman's official state funeral that he would work to develop a youth entrepreneurship academy in his honour.
“Hello, hello. Let me out,” says the voice.
The family has invited the public to join them at these venues to bid farewell to the fallen legend.
Funeral operators generate an estimated revenue of up to R10 billion per year.
Mendi Msimang was "a true giant" of the struggle who harboured hope for the ANC and South Africa, Minister of Cooperative Governance Traditional Affairs Zweli Mkhize says.
MOURNERS were faced with further horror after an ex-wife refused to have her husband’s coffin in her house.
TRAGEDY struck in an Indonesian village on Friday when the coffin carrying a woman’s remains fell, crushing her son to death.
A Northdale family’s heartache at losing a loved one was worsened when they discovered with horror that they were “accidentally” given the wrong ashes to bury by staff at Msunduzi’s crematorium at Mountain Rise cemetery.
A VILLAGE was in mourning on Friday after the death of a young woman respected for her efforts to protect local magoshas.
The Doves Group says the plan, apparently intended to protect black-owned businesses, ‘defies logic’ and is illegal.
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