Senzo and Mbulaeni funeral coverage will be broadcast on TV


Cape Town – South Africans can watch funeral TV coverage of the fallen South African sport heroes, soccer star Senzo Meyiwa and Olympic athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi this weekend.

On Sunday night at 19:00 Carte Blanche on M-Net (DStv 101) will be looking at the shocking murder of the Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, with presenter Devi Sankaree Govender reflecting on his life on and off the field.

On Saturday eNCA (DStv 403) will broadcast live the funeral services of Senzo Meyiwa as well as the Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi.

Mulaudzi’s funeral service will be broadcast on eNCA on Saturday from 06:00 until 08:00 and Meyiwa’s funeral service coverage will start from 08:00 until 15:00.

ANN7 (DStv 405) will also cover both funerals, with ANN7 telling Channel24 that the news channel will be doing live coverage of both funerals. ANN7 says it will be doing extensive live coverage on Saturday of Senzo’s funeral.

It’s not clear whether SABC2 or SABC News (DStv 404) will broadcast the funeral or funerals live on Saturday, the public broadcaster didn’t bother to issue any programming note or coverage advisory and didn’t immediately respond to a media enquiry made on Friday morning.

Source: Cannel 24 31 October 2014 1