Soweto-born jazz legend, Sibongile Khumalo was introduced useless on Thursday night.
The household of the icon confirmed the passing of the singer, who died of stroke-related problems.
The assertion launched by her household reads: ”
“It’s with nice unhappiness that we announce the passing of Dr Sibongile Khumalo, our iconic, world-celebrated South African singer, affectionately often called Ma’Mngoma (September 24 1957 — January 28 2021).
“She can be missed by all who had the privilege of experiencing her music, her friendship and her love. Dr Khumalo succumbed to stroke-related problems after a prolonged interval of sickness. The household is grateful for the assist and prayers throughout this time.”
President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed condolence and South Africans joined in grieving the 63-year-old legend.
Not solely was she an unmistakable voice on live performance levels round our nation and the world, however she was a voice of advocacy for the performing arts, for the rights and place of ladies in our society, and for human rights at giant.#RIPSibongileKhumalo 🕊
— Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿🇦 #StaySafe (@CyrilRamaphosa) January 28, 2021