Premier SOR Mahumelo has reacted with shock to news about the passing on of Mduduzi Edmund Tshabalala, popularly known as Mandoza. He has conveyed heartfelt condolences to Mandoza's family , friends and the South African music industry.
It is reported that Mandoza passed on as he was taken to the hospital yesterday.
"The demise of Mandoza represents a loss to the music industry. He will always be remembered for his ability to unite different race groups in song across the country" Mahumapelo said.
Mahumapelo further called on South Africans to celebrate a talented life well lived.
May Mandoza's family, friends and fans draw strength on the knowledge that he continued to love his trade even during sickness as demonstrated through his performance at the recently held Thank You SABC concert at Oerlando stadium in Soweto.
Issued by: North West Provincial Government