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8 Mzansi Celebrity Deaths Of All Time That Shocked South Africans

The loss of the entertainment star is never easy, but in these stars’ cases, their passing came along before it was their time to go. Talents like Prokid left this world abruptly and without warning. Here is a look at the most shocking celebrity deaths over the years.

The Most Shocking Celebrity Deaths

Shona Ferguson

Media mogul Shona Ferguson shocked the entertainment industry, his legion of fans, and everyone worldwide. The film marker died on Friday, 31 July, due to Covid 19 related complications. It came as a shock to his fans, and his death hurt the whole of South Africans. His fans posted his pictures all over social media, revealing how sorry they were for the Ferguson family.

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Menzi Ngubane

In 2015, Ngubane’s numerous struggles with kidney problems resulted in him being on a kidney transplant list and ultimately undergoing a life-saving operation, allowing him to continue his acting career. Over the years, Menzi spoke openly about his health problems and worked hard in spreading the word about kidney disease. However, when his family thought the vicious actor was recovering, he suddenly died a shocking death. The whole of South Africa was left in shock and hurt when he died.

Luzuko Ntelelko

Most South Africans went viral on social media to mourn the death of famous SA actor Luzuko Ntelelko who died at 36 years old. According to his family, Luzuko was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer in 2019, and he has been trying to be well before he meets the untimely death on 21 June 2021.

Mshoza Wamaboza

Sadness and sorrow engulfed the country as the entertainment industry lost Mshoza last year. Mshoza died at the age of 37, and massages of condolences flooded social media. The Kortes hitmaker succumbed peacefully as she was sleeping.


Linda Mkize died on 8 August 2018 while visiting a friend in Johannesburg CBD. After the announcement of his death, media stations across the county produced tribes for him. Many South Africans were left in shock when he died, for he had so many dreams that he had posted on Twitter.

Lundi Tyamara

The gospel singer Lundi died in 2017 after a long struggle with stomach TB and liver complications. Tymara recorded his last song, which offers comfort to those in grief, a few months before he critically fell ill. His death left the whole country in tears.

Sfiso Ncwane

The award-winning gospel singer died due to kidney failure complications. The whole of South Africa was in total shock after his unexpected passing, and it has bought condolences and praise of his abilities from diverse voices far and wide. Even the ex-president of SA Zuma attended his funeral, and he described him as one of the greatest musical assets.

Brenda Fassie

The star died of an asthma attack at home that led to heart failure and brain damage. The star died at the age of 39.