- Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe’s funeral service took place on Friday, 16 April and many of AKA’s fellow Mzansi artists were present to pay their respects
- DJ Tira and Sjava were just two who came to show AKA their support and send Nelli off
- Emotional pictures were captured and fans expressed their feels on social media as the story has captured the attention of many
Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe’s funeral service took place on Friday, 16 April at the Durban Convention Centre. It was an emotional day where many A-list celebrities gathered to pay their respects.
AKA was blanked by emotions. Seeing him lifeless and empty is something that has never been seen before. Fellow Mzansi artists such as DJ Tira and Sjava attended the funeral to show their support.
Heartbreaking pictures of Mzansi celebrities at the funeral were shared by True Love magazine on social media. The picture of Sjava hugging AKA is enough to bring tears to your eyes.
Fans took to the comment section to pay their respects and express what an emotional day this was. May her beautiful soul rest in peace.
@mis_black_butterfly: “This is sad maarn.”
@khanyiii_mlangeni: “Shame man.”
@kgala_p: “Eish,this is sad waitse.”
@zinhle_omuhle_mamdluli: “AKA, may her soul rest in peace.”
Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Anele 'Nelli' Tembe, AKA's late fiancée, was laid to rest in KwaZulu-Natal. Her funeral was streamed on YouTube.
Her family was still grief-stricken and AKA was still in disbelief. Speaking at the funeral, Nelli's dad said that his daughter's death was not due to suicide. Nelli's father, Moses Tembe, warned the youth about the use of alcohol and drugs.
This has caused a stir on social media. Fans are now speculating what really could have happened. Moses said that his daughter was not suicidal at any point and she did not commit suicide.
Nelli fell from the 10th floor of a hotel in Cape Town on Sunday. He also encouraged AKA to accept Christ into his life in the closing of his speech and acknowledged the pain he is going through.
It was also reported that the pastor speaking the late Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe’s funeral service found himself trending on social media users as Mzansi weighed in on his heavy words. His sermon stressed the difference between love, obsession and affection.
He said that there was no good end when one couldn’t distinguish the difference.
His words, although full of wisdom, seemed laced with shade directed at Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes, according to social media users. Many took to the Twitter to voice their support for AKA as he was seemingly bashed during the service.
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