Sad news: Chicco Twala loses mother, 84, to heart failure

Sad news: Chicco Twala loses mother, 84, to heart failure

- South African music producer Chicco Twala is the latest Mzansi celebrity to lose a parent

- The veteran media personality lost his mother this past weekend and he is broken

- The elderly Mzansi woman succumbed to heart failure after suffering a stroke

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Sello “Chicco” Twala's mother Betty Khombo Masitha has died. The 84-year-old woman passed away on Sunday after suffering from cardiac arrest following a stroke.

Twala is heartbroken by the passing. Speaking to, the music producer said that his mother had a huge influence on the person that he is today.

"My mother was a woman of ssubstance and pillar of strength to the entire family and relatives."

He continued:

"She taught me to be a goal getter, to always keep family first and of importance she instilled altruism spirit."
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The elderly woman was also a gifted entrepreneur and taught Twala the skills he uses as a businessman today.

"She must be remembered as an entrepreneur and taught upcoming small businesses not to lose focus when engaging in serious business transactions"

Twala’s mother will be buried on Thursday at Nasrec Cemetery.

The media personality has discouraged the public from attending the ceremony as strict Covid-19 regulations will be observed.

"The funeral will be streamed via social media platforms."
Sad news: Chicco Twala loses mother, 84 to heart failure

Chicco Twala recently lost his mother. Image: Chicco Twala
Source: Facebook

In similar news, previously reported that the Covid-19 pandemic has hit Mzansi hard. A number of people have died and infections have been growing every day. Award-winning singer Nathi Mankayi has warned fans about the dangers of the virus.

Nathi opened up on how the virus has affected him. The singer revealed that he lost both his parents in a matter of weeks. He made the tragic news known on what was supposed to be a joyous day, his birthday. Nathi was distraught as he shared the tragic news on social media:

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"I lost my dearest mother and father in a matter of days and experienced the darkest days of my life. I felt and still feel pain in ways that I cannot put into words," said Nathi.

He shared that it was the first birthday in his life that he would be celebrating without his beloved parents. Nathi dedicated his 38th birthday to his parents. Nathi told City Press that his parents died due to Covid-19 complications:

"People should take care of themselves in these times. It is dangerous and it is here. It's a terrible thing to see someone who was full of life, sick and then dying from this Covid-19."

He also shared how the virus does not always give people a chance to recover as it can become fatal very quickly. He said that his mother had difficulty breathing at 7am and at around 10am she had passed away.

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In similar news, reported that Zodwa Wabantu shed tears over her aunt passing away from Covid-19. Covid-19 has claimed another victim. This time, it was Zodwa Wabantu's aunt who passed away due to the virus.

The star shared the tragic news on social media and announced to her followers that Covid-19 was very real and that life could end in an instant. Zodwa posted video footage of herself crying and explained that her tears were because she was grieving the loss of her aunt.

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