WATCH: Uyinene Mrwetyana funeral

By Oluthando Keteyi - 07 September 2019Views : 4170

The funeral service of Uyinene Mrwetyana is currently underway at the Abbotsford Christian Centre in East London.

University of Cape Town (UCT) VC Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng took the podium and spoke of the 19-year-old's tragic murder, saying, "It has been hard, Nene has been robbed".

Phakeng also announced the UyineneMrwetyana Scholarship for Women in her memory, to keep her legacy burning brightly.

"We do not want to forget who she was," said Phakeng.

The 42-year-old man was an employee at the Clareinch Post Office where Mrwetyana was last seen since been arrested.