- Mzansi celebs have reacted to the passing away of famous PR guru Pheko Kgengoe, apparently from Covid-19
- The hashtag #RIPPheko has been trending for most of Tuesday following the sad news of Pheko's passing
- Celebs such as Nandi Madida, Boity Thulo and Simphiwe Dana have expressed their sadness at Pheko's death
Mzansi celebs are mourning the death of entertainment PR guru, Pheko Kgengoe.
The hashtag #RIPPheko has been trending for most of Tuesday following the sad news of Pheko's passing. He allegedly died due to Covid-19 complications.
Pheko reportedly did a lot in Mzansi celebrities' lives. He was a creative industries consultancy specialising in music PR and various record label services.
Pheko worked with various recording labels, artists, radio and media personalities.
South African entertainers have taken to social media to send pay their last respects to Pheko since the news of his passing broke.
Rapper Boity Thulo commented:
"It gets scarier and more gut-wrenching by the day. #RIPPheko"
DJ Mahoota wrote:
"#RIPPheko #Gone2soon #Verysad."
Songstress Simphiwe Dana commented:
"Now that we are starting to see Covid deaths of our close friends and families, I beg you to stop throwing the term herd immunity around. You are risking people’s lives. It is irresponsible."
Musician Naak Musiq wrote:
"I don't know what to say. #RipPheko."
Singer Nadi Madida said:
"Thank you for always believing in me, and being supportive always. In complete disbelief."
Briefly.co.za reported that the World Health Organization warned that the global pandemic is far from over. Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed 144 264 Covid-19 cases in South Africa on Monday evening. In a statement issued by the Health Ministry, Mkhize reported that:
"Regrettably, we report a further 73 Covid-19 related deaths - 1 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Limpopo, 2 from North West, 6 from Gauteng, 10 from Eastern Cape, 6 from KwaZulu-Natal and 43 from Western Cape.
"This brings the total deaths to 2 529. We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers who treated the deceased."
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