Lydia Moroane loses her mother

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Lydia Moroane loses her mother
ANCWL PTT co-ordinator Lydia Moroane. PICTURE BY 013NEWS/MLM

She played a part when the struggle against Apartheid was at its peak.


The mother of ANCWL Mpumalanga co-ordinator Lydia Moroane has died, the Ehlanzeni ANCWL has said.

Elly Dumeya Moroane died Monday 7 September 2020 at the age of 77.

RTT co-ordinator Girly Mathebula said Gogo Elly was a long serving member of the ANC and ANCWL and fought hard for the liberation of black people in South Africa.

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Gogo Elly will be laid to rest in the Bushbuckridge village of Saselani Saturday 12 September 2020.

“We are saddened by the passing on of one of our stalwarts – a veteran and member of the ANCWL,” Mathebula said in a statement.

“As the ANCWL we’d like to send our heartfelt condolences to the Moroane and Sithole families, for this is indeed a great loss.

“We will forever remember her, may her soul rest in eternal peace and may her undying spirit continue to roar amongst us,” she said.

(edited by MLM)

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