Zahara’s childhood friend talks about her other side

A close friend of Zahara, Teekay Goldfish, expressed his sadness and shared fond memories of the talented artist.

Goldfish revealed that Zahara had a deep love for playing her guitar and had a great sense of humor. He said, “Anywhere when you are with Zahara she would fetch her guitar and played it for you. She had a [good] sense of humor. When you are with Zahara you would always be singing. So, these are some of the memories I have and I will keep with me.”

Minister of Sport, Arts, and Culture, Zizi Kodwa, took to social media to offer his heartfelt condolences to Zahara’s family and the South African music industry. 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.”

The news of Zahara’s passing comes just two weeks after her family requested prayers for her well-being. They posted a statement on social media, asking South Africans to keep the talented musician in their thoughts and prayers.

Zahara’s music touched the hearts of many, and her unique talent and soulful voice captivated audiences both in South Africa and beyond. Her contributions to the music industry will be remembered, and her legacy will live on through her timeless songs.

As fans and the music community mourn the loss of Zahara, they hold onto the memories of her beautiful music and the joy she brought to their lives. Her passing is a tremendous loss, and her absence will be deeply felt in the industry. May she rest in peace.


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