Kader Asmal cremated in Cape Town
26 June 2011
ANC stalwart Kader Asmal was cremated in Maitland, Cape Town yesterday.
The service was conducted by the rector of the University of the Western Cape Brian O'Connor.
Asmal had been born into a Muslim family but his wife said he had stated before his death that he favoured cremation.
Muslim rites were performed before his cremation.
A public memorial service will be held at the Cape Town City Hall on Thursday.