2018-01-23 newsday Breaking: Hugh Masekela dies - January 23, 2018 From left: South African musician Steve Dyer ,Hugh Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi perform at HICC during Tukus Tribute Gala on Friday. All pictures: Hilary Maradzika Popular South African musician, Hugh Masekela has died. He was 78. According the South Africa’s SABC news channel, Masekela, who was fighting prostate cancer and disclosed his ailment last December, died this morning. More details to follow. Related posts: Court dismisses case of U.S. woman charged with insulting MugabeAMH: Our best 2017 videos you might have missedHarare engages minister over town clerk postEmployment costs to gobble 93% of $905m education budgetEsmond Bradley Martin: Ivory investigator killed in KenyaRBZ passes forex buck to banks 10 Comments Zvimba January 23, 2018 at 10:04 am aaaaaah Rest in Peace Brother Hugh……… Reply Shena January 23, 2018 at 10:30 am MHSRIP Reply Sekuru Chaminuka January 23, 2018 at 10:51 am Comment…Bra Hugh RIP Reply mafios dickson January 23, 2018 at 11:08 am rest in peace bro Reply Jari January 23, 2018 at 12:43 pm What a loss! RIP Bra Hugh Reply Bento January 23, 2018 at 1:07 pm Rest in Peace Bra Hugh. Your music will live forever Reply Nomsa January 23, 2018 at 1:32 pm May his dear soul rest in eternal peace… Reply Painos Moyo January 23, 2018 at 2:13 pm Afro jazz fans am sure will miss you Masekela. I was listening to your song “Send Me” when i got the news that you passed away Masekela. I am one of your staunch fans among millions who adore you world over. I am saddened by your untimely departure brother. In fact I started loving your music from the 1970s when I was a student at Manama High School in Gwanda in Matebeleland South Province. May your soul Rest in Peace. Reply NACIDO RICO January 23, 2018 at 3:09 pm These cancers are a problem. Reply javaz January 23, 2018 at 4:18 pm Coool crooner you will be missed Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.