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Ubuntu dictates we let families grieve in peace

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Anele Ngcongca. Picture: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images
Anele Ngcongca. Picture: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images


How would you feel if you were to learn of the passing of your kin through social media in the same way the families of Motjeka Madisha and Anele Ngcongca probably did?

If the way in which news broke on the deaths of the two Mamelodi Sundowns players is anything to go by, then it’s clear that the days of waiting to notify a family before releasing the name(s) of the deceased have come to an end.

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