Zodwa Wabantu is mourning her aunt who passed away from Covid-19

Zodwa Wabantu is mourning her aunt who passed away from Covid-19

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Award-winning singer Nathi Mankayi has pleaded with South Africans to require the Covid-19 pandemic seriously after both his parents succumbed to the virus.

Meanwhile socialite Zodwa Wabantu was left heartbroken after losing her aunt on Monday morning.

With the increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases in SA, the 2 celebrities shared their experiences of loss.

In a recent interview with City Press, Nathi said, “It [Covid-19] is basically strong and other people should lookout of themselves in these times – it’s dangerous and it’s here.

“It’s a terrible thing to ascertain someone [who] was filled with life [getting] sick then dying from this Covid-19.”

He also spoke about his mother’s last days.


“We were called within the morning and told she was shaking and she or he was having difficulty breathing. This was at maybe 7am and, around 10am, we got another call saying she was gone. You see how short the time was?”

During a birthday shoutout to himself on social media in December, Nathi said he lost both his parents during a matter of weeks.

“Kweziveki zimbini zidlulileyo I lost my dearest mother and father during a matter of days and experienced the darkest days of my life.

“I felt and still feel pain in ways in which I cannot put into words. thereupon said, today I celebrate my first birthday without them in my life. Today I dedicate my birthday day to celebrate them! Lalani ngoxolo mama no tata.”

With Nathi still mourning the deaths of his parents, an emotional Zodwa took to Instagram on Monday morning to share a video of herself bursting into tears after losing her aunt to Covid-19.

“My aunt has gave up the ghost . Today you’re happy, tomorrow you’re sad. Alive today and tomorrow you’re dead. Covid-19 is real!”



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