- Gospel singer Sbu Noah shared the news that his mother, Thembisile Mthembu, has passed away
- Sbu was emotional in his post and said that he's feeling a different kind of pain over losing her
- Just last year, Sbu wrote an emotional tribute to his mother, telling his followers how amazing she is
Mzansi gospel star Sbu Noah is mourning the passing of someone very close to him. Taking to social media, Sbu shared that his mother, Thembisile Mthembu, has passed away. Sbu had a very close relationship with his mother and would often share pictures of her on Instagram.
Sbu is heartbroken by the loss of his beloved mother and captioned his post:
"It's a different kind of pain."
In May last year, Sbu took to social media to wish his mother a happy birthday. He spoke very highly of his mother and admired her faith in God.
"Her faith makes my faith look like its nothing. Her resilience, she has survived so much yet handles tough situations with so much grace only God can give," said Sbu.
Sbu said that he had never experienced a person like his mother, who always believed that things would get better no matter how bad it seemed.
Sbu's mother was charitable and would always take the opportunity to help the needy. Sbu also spoke about how much she loved him and his siblings.
"I swear she’s an angel sent to us to taste the heart of God. I’ve done so much for her, yet it never feels enough," he said.
Rest in peace MaMthembu.
False reports have been circulating on social media that the singer had passed away. According to The Sowetan, the artist reassured her fans that she was okay following the reports of her supposed death.
Rumours began to spread that Hlengiwe had passed after a community radio host in KwaZulu-Natal posted on Facebook that she had died. After the post began trending, Hlengiwe's friends and family began to receive calls from people who were mourning her.
Hlengiwe's publicist Nkuleleko Khanyi has maintained that she is okay.
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