25 April 2019

Namibia: King of Ma/gaisa Phura Duwe Dies

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Phura Duwe.

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.”

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