Joseph Shabalala (Photograph: Gallo Pictures)
The funeral service of Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala is underway at the Ladysmith Indoor Sports Centre in KZN.
The musical legend died on eleven February at the age of 78 right after struggling from an extended illness.
In the days right after the news broke, President Ramaphosa announced that a specific formal funeral classification 2 would be held in Shabalala’s honour.
The president also purchased flags to be flown at 50 percent-mast right up until the night of 22 February.
Shabalala’s overall body will be laid to rest at