By: Poelano Malema
Condolences are pouring in for singer Satshwa Malishe, who passed away on Tuesday, 13 July.
The star was admitted to hospital on Sunday after having difficulties breathing.
“The Afrosoul Management and the Malishe family announces the sadden passing of Sergeant Satshwa Malishe who passed away today 11h15 13th July 2021 which happens to be his birthday month. He was admitted at Clairwood Hospital on Sunday 11th July 2021 after he suffered a breathing difficulty and was and was discharged the next morning…after he has been confirmed to have recovered and fit to go back home,” reads the Afrosoul statement.
Sadly, the singer ended up collapsing on his way out of the hospital.
“He could not leave the hospital because of the protests that was taking place in the surrounding areas. When Afrosoul members ( Sabelo Ngema and Thandeka Zulu) went to fetch him today at the hospital to go back home, he collapsed just when he was entering the vehicle and was rushed back inside the hospital for assistance but unfortunately, he could not make it,” read the statement.
“The cause for his death is still unknown, we are awaiting the post-mortem.”
Afrosoul member Thandeka Zulu took to Instagram to pay tribute to the star.
“A gentle giant has fallen. Life will never be the same without you Kayise. Rest well bhuti wethu @thekinglionlish,” wrote Zulu on Instagram.
Malishe was a founding member of the multi-award-winning Afrosoul. The group was established in 2005.
He was also a member of Ikabawo Performing Arts Academy, where he was facilitating music classes. Some of the prominent musicians he worked with include Dr Mbongeni Ngema, Dr Duma Ndlovu, and Lebo M.
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Malishe was a founding member of the multi-award-winning, Afrosoul. The group was established in 2005. He was also a member of Ikabawo Performing Arts Academy where he was facilitating music classes. Some of the prominent musicians he worked with include Dr. Mbongeni Ngema, Dr. Duma Ndlovu, and Lebo M.
Image courtesy of Instagram/ @ThandekaZulu