Sowetan buries a son

Nicholas "The Short One" Modise, a former Sowetan sports sub editor, will be buried at the Lenasia Cemetery in Soweto on Saturday at 9am.

Nicholas "The Short One" Modise, a former Sowetan sports sub editor, will be buried at the Lenasia Cemetery in Soweto on Saturday at 9am.

Magdeline Thokoane, Modise's sister, said the funeral service will start at house number 1438, Legodi Street, Rockville, Soweto, at 7am before the cortege leaves for the cemetery.

Modise, who has also practised as a journalist in Botswana, died at a private clinic in Johannesburg on Monday morning after a long illness.

Meanwhile, Sowetan has organised a memorial service for Modise at the newspaper's premises in Industria West today at 1pm. - Ramatsiyi Moholoa

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