Ma/gaisa king Phura Duwe has died.
The Namibian singer passed away after a long illness earlier this morning, close friend and roommate Gerson Ore-aob confirmed.
"Phura has been in hospital since September,” said Ore-aob.
Local Damara punch artist Damara Dik Ding referred to Phura as someone who entertained the Namibian nation. “I was shocked when I heard the news, it really saddened me. His music was great and he will always be remembered.”