- 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."
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Mzansi music lovers also flooded Twitter with touching tributes and condolences when the news of the legend's death broke.
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