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SA Celebs Who Have Passed Away In 2021

SA Celebs Who Have Passed Away In 2021. This year alone has been very devastating in terms of loss and it hasn’t even reached the end yet. From the beginning , the year was off to a rocky start after the pandemic spiralled out of control around the world. Due to this the entertainment industry has unfortunately suffered the loss of many industry icons.

These sudden deaths have undoubtedly shocked the entire country as we live in fear of losing another celebrity. Social media has highlighted how the lockdown has made it very difficult for the lives of these industry icons to be properly celebrated but they have done all they can to pay tribute to them the best way they know how during hectic times like this.

Here are some of the industry titans that we have lost in the year 2021 so far

Sindi Van Zyl

Affectionately known as ‘the people’s doctor’ Dr and radio personality Sindi Van Zyl died at the age of 45 from Covid-19-related complications

Menzi Ngubane

Veteran actor Menzi Ngubane died at the age of 56 after he suffered a stroke.

Former Muvhango actor Mutodi Nesheshe died in hospital due to Covid-19 related complications.

Luzuko Nteleko

Luzuko was diagnosed with brain cancer stage 4 in 2019 and unfortunately succumbed to the illness in 2021.

Noxolo Maqashalala

After Noxolo was found dead in her home in Honeydew, the Diamond City actresses death was ruled as natural causes.

Nokuzola Mhlengana

According to the actresses family, she died from pneumonia

Lesego Semenya

Popular chef and author Lesego Semenya, popularly known as LesDaChef died at age 39 in July 2021 from COVID-19 related complications.

Sindi Buthelezi

Sindi Buthelezi’s cause of death had not been revealed at the time this article was published

Sharleen Richards

Veteran actress Sharleen Richards was found dead in a Cape Town guesthouse after not feeling well for a long time, 

MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa

MacDonald’s daughter Zanoxolo Mthunjwa revealed that her father died of Covid-19 related complications on twitter.

David Butler

Veteran actor David Butler passed on after a lengthy battle with cancer.

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