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Special provincial funeral for Queen Mother of Amampondo

Jun 14, 2018
Special provincial funeral for Queen Mother of Amampondo

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for Queen Mother of Amampondo aseNyandeni, Queen Fikelephi ‘Bongolethu’ Ndamase, who passed away last week Thursday.

The late Queen was the mother of the reigning King Ndamase Ndamase of Amampondo aseNyandeni.

The Special Provincial Official Funeral is reserved for distinguished persons as decided by the President of the Republic, after considering a request from the province of origin.

The President has ordered that the National Flag be flown at half-mast at every flag station in the Eastern Cape Province on Saturday, 16 June 2018, the day of the funeral.

Further details of the funeral arrangements will be communicated by the Eastern Cape Provincial Government.

The President has once again expressed his deepest condolences to the Royal family.