SAFM 7PM NEWS BULLETIN

Friends , colleagues and fans of legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa have paid tribute to the late artist, who passed away earlier today. The presidency confirmed his passing in a statement, with president Cyril Ramaphosa describing Gwangwa as a creative genius who mobilised the international community against the apartheid system. His passing comes just three weeks after the death of his wife. Fellow jazz artist and trumpeter Hugh Masikela also died on the same day in 2018.