South Africa woke up to the sad news about legendary Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane’s passing, aged 37, on Monday morning.
According to the statement, Ncwane was admitted to the Fourways Life hospital following a short illness which began on Sunday evening at his Johannesburg home.
“He was [then] admitted and diagnosed with kidney failure and later, was moved to the Intensive Care unit [where] he unfortunately took his last breath at 9.30am in the presence and arms of his loving wife Ayanda Ncwane,” the statement said.
President Jacob Zuma has also released a statement, expressing great sadness following the passing of the multi-award-winning star. In the statement President Zuma said: “The passing of Mr Ncwane is a massive loss for the country. His music touched the hearts of millions of people. He was one of the best gospel artists that the country has ever produced, and he left us at such a young age. We are deeply saddened. May his soul rest in peace.”
Details for the Kulungile Baba hitmaker’s funeral would be communicated in due course.