Johannesburg – South African Xhosa singer and songwriter, Simphiwe Dana, has lost her mother.
It is unclear how Dana’s mother passed away at this stage.
The singer confirmed the news in a tweet on Wednesday evening.
View the tweet below:
Our wonderful mother, MamJoli, left us earlier today. We are wounded, but grateful for the grace with which she raised us and all her other adopted children. Please hold us in prayer 🙏🏾
— #BamakoIsHere (@simphiwedana) July 21, 2021
On 30 June 2021, Dana, revealed that her mother, who is a retired nurse, had tested positive for Covid-19.
In a Tweet, the star said, “My mom has been diagnosed with the corona virus. She is a retired nurse who went back to work for an old age home because nursing to her is a calling. She is recovering at home and seems to be ok. She has diabetes. Still I have faith she will pull through.”
Dana said that her mother was also a diabetic patient.
Further details about Dana’s mother’s death remain unclear at this stage. This is a developing story.
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