Funeral parlour owners protest at head office

Undertakers given reprieve to register deaths at home affairs

For six years, Moses Mchunu has been running a sustainable funeral parlour business which enabled him to serve his community in Zandspruit, Johannesburg, and earn a living.

Mchunu said his business is now facing closure due to the enforcement of regulations by the department of home affairs that require him to produce a certificate of competence (COC) in order to move bodies and have burial rights...

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