- The memorial service of the late and great Steve Kekana was held on Tuesday morning in Polokwane
- The event was restricted to only family and close friends due to Covid-19 regulations, however a virtual livestream was available
- Steve Kekana sadly passed away last week on the morning of Thursday, 1 July at the age of 63 years
Steve Kekana passed away on Thursday, 1 July 2021. The legendary musician’s memorial service took place on Tuesday, 6 July at the Polokwane Library Gardens Auditorium.
The service, which started at 10am, had limited attendance due to the current Level 4 lockdown regulations however there was a livestream available for fans to witness the proceedings.
Mourners flocked the virtual ceremony to bid farewell to the late 63-year-old.
Steve Kekana passes away, Mzansi left in shock
Newzroom Afrika took to Twitter and broke the news of the singer's passing. the news channel shared a snap of the icon and captioned it:
"[BREAKING NEWS] Legendary South African musician Steve Kekana has passed away."
Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela also took to the micro-blogging platform to share the sad news of the artist's passing. Phil wrote:
"RIP: Singer Steve Kekana. Legendary singer and songwriter Steve Kekana passed away today. He was 63 years old."
Politician Herman Mashaba also took to social media and penned a heartfelt tribute following Kekana's death. Mashaba said:
"We have lost a legend. I can clearly remember how he took South Africa by storm in 1985. Steve Kekana entertained us, and got us through some of the worst times."
Mzansi music lovers also flooded Twitter with touching tributes and condolences when the news of the legend's death broke.
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Source: Briefly News