Following a tweet sent out earlier today, there have been confirmed reports that gospel Singer Sfiso Ncwane has died.
A medical practitioner by the name of Mmatona Ntuane (who apparently works at the KZN Department of Health, according to Times Live) broke the news on Twitter earlier today.
BREAKING: Sfiso Ncwane passed away this morning. We will miss you. RIP Sfiso. Ku lungile Baba😪😪😪— Mmatona Ntuane (@mmatona_ntuane) December 5, 2016
Move Magazine reports that the singer was allegedly coughing up blood last night following what turned out to be his final performance at the Thobela FM Praise and Worship Festival at Burgersfort in Limpopo.
The singer had also apparently told fans as this festival that he had not been feeling well but decided to go ahead and perform out of respect for them, Drum reports.
Speaking to the publication, his sister Gugu confirmed “it happened this morning and we don’t have the details yet.”
CONFIRMED: Gospel legend Sfiso Ncwane has passed on. Full details to follow pic.twitter.com/wdrZlChBjX— DRUM Magazine (@DrumMagazine) December 5, 2016
Radio stations like uKhozi FM have been playing Sfiso's music since the news of his passing was made public.
In March, Sfiso was hospitalized after contracting malaria whilst traveling in Musina.
We will keep you informed of any developments.
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