Lihle Mbanje dies in car accident

Lihle Mbanjwa.
Lihle Mbanjwa.

Originally published in Drum

Famed South African Gospel group, Joyous Celebration, has released a statement announcing the passing of one of its members – Lihle Mbanjwa.

According to the statement, the singer was in a car accident that also left her fellow band-mate and drummer, Sabu Satsha, in a critical condition.

β€œIt is with sadness that we announce the passing of one of our own, dear sister and friend, Lihle Mbanjwa. She passed away in an car accident in the early hours of the 30th November 2014. Our drummer Sabu Satsha was travelling in the same car suffered head injuries and is critical but stable in Hospital. A relative of Lihle who was also in the car is also admitted at a hospital and he is in a stable condition.

We appreciate your continued support over the years.We are counting on your prayers and support during this difficult time for us and their families.”

More details to follow.


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