South African gospel singer Lundi Tyamara has died at the age of 38.
Tyamara's manager Anele Hlazo says he passed away just after midnight at the Edenvale Hospital after battling with abdominal Tuberculosis (TB) and a liver condition for a long time.
I would always ask him if he is in pain, but he would always deny it.— Anele Hlazo, Lundi Tyamara's manager
I could see that he was struggling.— Anele Hlazo, Lundi Tyamara's manage
South African's have posted message of condolences on social media, remembering some of his famous gospel hits, such as Mphefulo wami and Ongqongqozayo.
His song "Mphefumlo wam" was so befitting to his last days. Ilanga lakho Lundi se lishonile but ur soul is with God... 🙏❤ #LundiTyamara— Imbokodo (@CleopatraDK) January 27, 2017
Hlazo speaks of the last time he spoke to the singer, listen here...