Twitter users spent their Saturday afternoon hosting a fake memorial service for former president FW de Klerk.
On the morning of 11 November 2021, the FW de Klerk Foundation confirmed that FW de Klerk had died. In March this year, de Klerk announced that he had been diagnosed with a form of cancer, mesothelioma. He passed away at his home in Fresnaye.
A Twitter space was created by Twitter user @SeipsTheAunty, called #DeKlerkMemorialService.
The service, which lasted nearly three hours saw nearly 6 000 Twitter users join with the hashtag soon started trending.
Here are some of the moments incase you missed it.
Meanwhile, there is no word on when former President FW de Klerk’s memorial service or funeral will take place.