Church overflows at funeral for gospel singer Neyi Zimu

- | 4 months ago

The House of Treasures Ministries near Alberton, south of Johannesburg, proved to be too small to handle the magnitude of fans who came out in their numbers on Wednesday morning to bid gospel sensation Neyi Zimu farewell.

Zimu, who was also a pastor by calling, lost the battle against cancer last week after he was diagnosed two years ago.   The church was overflowing 30 minutes before the service started, which forced many to sit outside and listen to it.

Local musicians, the public, and politicians who included EFF leader Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambo attended.

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