Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane dies


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.