[watch] Inside Heroes Acre in Westpark Cemetery

[watch] Inside Heroes Acre in Westpark Cemetery

Heroes Acre: Take a look at this short video showing some of South Africa’s most famous people’s tombstones and graves at Westpark cemetery.

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A social media user took to X (the social media platform previously known as Twitter) and posted a video giving netizens a glimpse of Westpark Cemetery’s Heroes Acre (an area where some of the most famous South African people’s graves and tombstones can be found) as seen in a post shared on Thursday, 1 February.

RIP: NETIZENS GET A GLIMPSE OF HEROES ACRE IN WESTPARK CEMETARY

Netizens were given a trip down memory lane after an X user posted a heartbreaking video of some of South Africa’s fallen heroes.

In the video, several tombstones and graves of famous people, from politicians, athletes, musicians, activists, and more can be seen. The tombstones of the late HIV activist Nkosi Johnson, rapper ProKid and AKA, slain Morning LIVE presenter Vuyo Mbuli, and others could be seen in the clip.

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According to the cemetery’s website, the tombstones of the former ANC struggle veteran Alfred Nzo and former commander of Umkhonto we Sizwe Joe Modise are also at the location. TshisaLIVE also reported that musicians Robbie Malinga and Mandoza were also buried at the location,.

TAKE A LOOK AT SOME REACTIONS FROM SOCIAL MEDIA USESR BELOW…

“It is just a section within West Park Cemetery reserved for whoever can afford to pay. Members of the general public are also buried there. It is one of 3/4 active cemeteries within Joburg!” @Lost_King001 commented.

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“All of this won’t matter in heaven,” @VITO_G_WAGON said.

“Yes, more like a museum,” @kharrotie replied.

“It’s at westpark cemetery johannesburg ntshieng but it’s not the whole yard, just as you enter the cemetery you will find them on your right hand side, it’s just a section where they are buried, actors, musicians, politicians, media personalities, sport persons etc.,” @SidwellXhamela1commented.

“And every year there’s more names,” @Quinton_Bosman reacted.

“This is West Park if I’m not mistaken those are more like monuments not necessarily the original graves where they are,” @SlyarsRebengee commented.

 

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