Award winning gospel singer Sifiso Ncwane has died.
JOHANNESBURG – Award-winning gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane has died, aged 37.
Ncwane family spokesperson Mhlo Gumede confirmed to eNCA that the singer was taken to hospital after a short illness.
Gumede said he had been diagnosed with kidney failure.
Ncwane was later moved to the intensive care unit where he died on Monday morning at 9:30 am.
"He loved his family very much. He loved his wife and son. Its a traumatic time for them. He was a man of his word," said Gumede.
In 2013, the Kulungile Baba singer became the first gospel singer to win Record of the Year at the South African Music Awards.