Kaunda Selisho

By Kaunda Selisho


AKA’s memorial service open to the public but not his provincial funeral

AKA's public memorial will take place on Friday at the Sandton Convention Centre, with limited tickets available

In light of who Kiernan Jarryd Forbes (AKA) was to music lovers across South Africa, his family has decided to open his memorial service to the public. It will take place on Friday, 17 February 2023. 

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AKA memorial service

The memorial service will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre.

“We as the Forbes family would like to acknowledge the outpouring of love we have received over the past few days. Kiernan wasn’t just loved by us as a family, but by the nation, as we’ve seen from loved ones, friends, industry colleagues, media tributes and Megacy,” read part of the statement. 

Memorial details: 

  • Date: Friday, 17 February 2023
  • Time: 3pm 
  • Location: Sandton Convention Centre

The memorial will also be live-streamed on AKA’s YouTube page.

In addition to the public memorial, a private provincial funeral for AKA will be held on Saturday, 18 February 2023. 

To control crowds, limited tickets for the memorial service will be available on WebTickets

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