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WATCH LIVE: Kuli Roberts laid to rest

Close family and friends will attend the private ceremony of late media personality Kuli Roberts in Johannesburg on Thursday morning.

The family announced on Wednesday evening that the ceremony will be live-streamed from 9am.

“Both the Roberts and the Mboya family are deeply thankful for the immense support from across the nation over the past few days. They have planned a small intimate gathering for her send-off, ” the family statement read.

Media colleagues and loved ones gathered yesterday for a special memorial for Roberts who passed away last week Wednesday.

Watch live: Kuli Roberts funeral service

Roberts has been remembered as a trailblazer and over the years, working at publications such Fair Lady, Drum, You Magazine, Pace and the tabloid Sunday World.

Roberts has hosted shows such as ‘What Not to Wear’, ‘Real Goboza’, ‘Trending SA’ and her own show ‘Headline!’ which is currently available on Showmax.

She also worked in radio, with her most notable appointment to date has been at Kaya FM where she worked with the likes of the late Bob Mabena.

During the memorial service, Sonia Motaung took to the podium to share some memories she had with Kuli while working with her at Sunday World.

Sonia explained that when Roberts arrived at the publication, she was given her own blog called Bitch’s Brew, which was supposed to run for a period of four weeks.

Once the four weeks were up, the journalist was awarded the blog for a long-term period, which she excelled in for many years.

Kaya FM radio host and comedian Skhumba Hlophe shared his admiration for how she lived truthfully throughout her life. and did not care about the opinions of others

Hlophe advised all guests who attended the memorial service to live a carefree and honest life which mirrored the life of the media personality.

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