Zahara Passes Away at 35

Zahara passed away at 35

A Talented Singer’s Untimely Demise

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of South African Afro-pop singer, Bulelwa Mkutukana, better known as Zahara. She was only 35 years old.

A Battle with Illness

Zahara had been hospitalized and tragically lost her life on Monday night due to liver complications. She had been receiving treatment at a hospital in Johannesburg.

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A Difficult Journey

In November, Zahara’s family had confirmed that she was admitted to the hospital. It was a challenging time for her and her loved ones.

A Nation Mourns

The Minister of Sport, Arts & Culture, Zizi Kodwa, expressed his deep condolences to Zahara’s family and the South African music industry. He acknowledged the significant impact Zahara and her guitar had on South African music.

A Remarkable Career

Zahara was a talented artist who released five albums during her career. Her exceptional talent was recognized when she was named in BBC’s 100 Women list in 2020. She also received numerous awards and accolades for her contributions to the music industry.

A Personal Struggle

In 2019, Zahara bravely shared her battle with alcohol addiction, highlighting the importance of addressing mental health issues.

Awaiting Further Information

As of now, Zahara’s family has not released any official statement regarding her passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.

 

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