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Eastern Cape student’s remains will finally be brought home from Cuba

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More than a month since his death, the Eastern Cape government has confirmed that the medical student who died in Cuba will be buried at home, after they return his body at the end of the month.


04 Jun 2020
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Eastern Cape student’s remains will finally be brought home from Cuba

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane. Photo: ANC Eastern Cape

It has been more than a month since an Eastern Cape medical student died in Cuba, and it will be another month still until his body is returned for burial at his home in South Africa. On Thursday the Eastern Cape government finally announced that the remains of Sibusiso Qongqo would be repatriated, ending a long battle by the family to have him returned home. The body remained in Havana, Cuba, after the repatriation was delayed by a Covid-19 lockdown of the island country. Premier Oscar Mabuyane announced that his government would speed up the process to return Qongqo’s body...

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