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Motion on the Passing on Of Legendary SABC Broadcaster Cebo Manyaapelo

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

1. notes with sadness the passing on of Legendary South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) sports broadcaster Cebo Manyaapelo on Wednesday 22 November 2017;
2. acknowledges Manyaapelo has a rich history in broadcasting which dates back from 1984 as a sports presenter for Radio Bop who will be remembered to millions of South Africans as one of the best commentators this country has ever produced;
3. remembers that his in-depth, factual; well informed and yet playful commentary captivated many football fanatics to the SABC channels and his proficiency in Setswana inspired many youngsters and attracted them to the sport field;
4. recalls he worked on events like FIFA World Cup in 1998 and 2010; Africa Cup of Nations 2013 and 2015 and the PSL;
5. believes that he will be remembered for his immense contribution at the national broadcaster where he hosted breakfast programmes like "Re tla dula re thabile" and `Mamepe` on Motsweding FM since the eighties; and
6. conveys its condolences to his family and friends.

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