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Businessman Richard Maponya laid to rest – Video

Richard Maponya

The country bids farewell to business mogul, Richard Maponya. Family and friends have gathered at the University of Johannesburg campus in Soweto for a Special Official Funeral on Tuesday.

He was the founding president of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc), which was started in 1964 to serve the interests of small businesses.

Richard Maponya

The most visible sign of Maponya’s success is his 65,000m² Maponya Mall in Soweto. Maponya passed away last week at the age of 99.

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Source: eNCA