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Condolences message to the Isicathamiya music icon Joseph Shabalala

The Royal Kingdom of uMthwakazi wishes to convey our heart felt condolences to the people of South Africa, Southern Africa, the people of Africa and the world on the untimely passing of our great African and world music icon ubaba uJoseph Shabalala.

Ubaba uShabalala provided exemplary leadership by promoting African tradition through beautiful music characterised by deeply and freshening melodious African voices. Ubaba uShabalala worked with many groups in the region and outside the region and on the world stage. He took our traditional music to the international fraternity.

A lot of our young people benefited from our great music icon. Our icon kept the entire africa and the entire world united through music.

It is not a family loss, it is not a South African loss. It is a loss to Africa. It is a loss to the entire world. We have lost a pivot to our unity as abantu.

Joseph Tshabalala impacted and inspired many artists with his classic hits. He will live through his music to inspire more artists for generations to come.

We convey once again our deepest condolences to the family, friends, his group, the music fraternity, the entere people of South Africa, the entire Africa and the world during this time of bereavement and may God bring you the much needed peace and comfort.

HRM King Mxilikazi II

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