Minister Zizi Kodwa shocked by Zahara’s death

The music industry is reeling from the devastating loss of renowned musician Zahara, whose real name was Bulelwa Mkutukana. The news of her untimely death at the age of 35 has left fans and fellow artists in shock and mourning.

Confirmation of Zahara’s passing came on Monday evening, following her hospitalization for physical pains. Her family had requested privacy during this difficult time and had promised to update fans about her health on her social media platforms.

Tributes poured in from all corners, with the Minister of Sport, Arts, and Culture, Zizi Kodwa, expressing his deep sadness. He tweeted, “I am very saddened by the passing of @ZaharaSA. My deepest condolences to the Mkutukana family and the South African music industry. Government has been with the family for some time now. Zahara and her guitar made an incredible and lasting impact in South African music.”

As news of Zahara’s death spread, fellow artists also took to social media to pay their respects. Grammy-winning artist Black Coffee tweeted, “you healed many souls,” acknowledging the profound impact Zahara had on the music industry.

Family confirms the news of Zahara's

Zahara’s career was marked by groundbreaking achievements and her unique ability to touch the hearts of her fans through her music. Her soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics resonated with audiences, earning her numerous accolades and a dedicated following.

The loss of Zahara is a tremendous blow to the South African music industry. Her talent and contributions will be remembered and cherished by fans and fellow artists alike. As the news of her passing continues to reverberate, the music community mourns the loss of a true icon.


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