Media release

Media accreditation for the official funeral service of the late King Zwelonke Sigcawu

26 November 2019

26 November 2019

Members of the media who wish to cover the funeral service of the late King Zwelonke Sigcawu are advised to apply for accreditation  before the deadline of Wednesday, 27 November 2019.

King Sigcawu passed on in the morning of Thursday, 14 November 2019. President Ramaphosa has since declared that the King will be honored with a Special Official Funeral Category 1 with military honors.  This is in line with government’s State, Official and Provincial Funeral Policy.

The President further directed that the national flag shall fly at half-mast at every flag station in the country until the King is laid to rest.

Media are to complete the accreditation form in full and submit it to or

For accreditation related queries contact Pheliswa Sebati on 082 413 4609 or Tabita Ngqunge on 072 344 7712.

Phumla Williams
Cell: 083 5010 139

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