Hundreds of mourners are attending the funeral service of a well known pastor of the Living Gospel World Mission at Tshilivho village outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo.

Pastor Maswole Ragimana passed away at the age of 81 while holidaying in Cape Town last week. EFF leader Julius Malema and ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe are among the mourners.

Ragimana established more than 200 church branches, including in other African countries and India.