- The sister of late Anele 'Nellie' Tembe has taken to social media to remember her sibling and honour her memory
- Nondumiso Tembe shared an emotional tribute to Nellie along with a sweet photograph they took together
- Mzansi social media users tried to comfort her and shared kind words with the grieving family member
Nelli Tembe’s older sister Nondumiso Tembe recently took to social media to share an emotional tribute to her late younger sister.
Nelli passed away after falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town in the early hours of Sunday morning, 11 April.
Nondumiso posted a photo with her little sister and said:
“My baby, Ngiphelelwe amazwi - Words fail me right now. We will hold you in our hearts forever. Lala kahle, mbali yethu. Thank you so much to everyone who has sent kind words of comfort.”
Social media users shared words of comfort with her. Twitter user @Stiggamagic said:
“We are with you in prayer. May God give you and your family strength. People never really leave you. They leave you out-worthly but remain with you in-worthy [sic]. From time to time, moments in life will remind you of her and you shall feel her presence. May her soul RIP.”
“Oh Nondu... dudu Sisi, please draw strength from God’s Grace which is sufficiently provided. Kindly find solace in knowing that your beloved baby Sisi is at PEACE with God now. May she rest peacefully.”
“Death be not proud. Deepest condolences to you and family. May the good Lord grant you comfort (for He is closer to the broken-hearted) and strength. It's very heartbreaking. Phephi sisi wam...”
“Phephi, I can't begin to imagine what you and your family are going through. Strength to you all.”
Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that AKA’s father, Tony Forbes, was among the speakers at the first prayer meeting held by the family of Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe, a day after her untimely passing.
Nelli was engaged to rapper Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes. She died after she allegedly dropped from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town.
News24 reported that on Monday, 12 April, the Tembe and Forbes families got together to pay tribute to Nelli. The prayer meeting took place via Zoom due to the current Covid-19 regulations.
AKA’s father Tony Forbes spoke on behalf of his son. He extended sympathy to the Tembe family.
Recalling how he met Nelli, he described her as respectful and confident. Just two weeks ago, AKA’s family travelled to Durban to meet Nellie’s family for lobola negotiations. Forbes described the Tembes as “welcoming”.
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