President Cyril Ramaphosa will ship the eulogy on the Official Memorial Service in honour of the late founding Speaker of democratic Parliament, Dr Frene Ginwala in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning.
Ginwala passed away at her home in Cape Town on January 12 at the age of 90, following a stroke two weeks earlier. She was cremated in a personal ceremony two days later in accordance together with her household’s needs.
The previous Speaker was hailed as a staunch advocate for the rights and empowerment of South African ladies.
Nationwide flags have been flown at half-mast in her honour.
Throughout a memorial service held by the Worldwide Ladies’s Discussion board of South Africa final week, Ginwala was hailed as an internationalist par excellence.
She was additionally remembered for the distinctive position she performed within the liberation battle.
Former Nationwide Meeting Speaker Baleka Mbete stated, “I bear in mind you making ready for Mwalimu Julius Nyerere’s funeral telling me in your tradition you wore a white when somebody has handed. I do know why from my viewpoint and I noticed that with my mom bringing me clothes and I’m carrying white due to what you instructed me.”
Former Cupboard Minister Dr Essop Pahad stated, “We bear in mind her as a large of our battle however I additionally bear in mind two issues about her. She was an internationalist, allow us to commit and recommit ourselves to accentuate the worldwide solidarity with the embattled individuals of Palestine of their battle towards Israeli colonialism.”
VIDEO: ANC NEC member Febe Potgieter shares reminiscences of Dr Frene Ginwala: