Funeral service for the late Senzo Meyiwa (South African and Orlando Pirates captain) at Moses Mabhida Stadium
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Senzo Meyiwa funeral: South Africa mourns shot footballer

Tens of thousands of people have attended the funeral of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.

Meyiwa, 27, was shot on Sunday, apparently after burglars entered his girlfriend's house near Johannesburg.

A suspect appeared in court on Friday and was charged with the murder of the popular goalkeeper.

Meyiwa's death shocked South Africa and has highlighted the high rates of violent crime in the country.

Tom Burridge reports.

  • 01 Nov 2014
  • From the section Africa
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