Ayanda Ncwane is the widow of the late gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane. She suffered the untimely death of her husband in 2016. She is a businesswoman and a mother.
- Ayanda Ncwane grew up in the village of Indwedwe under ther care of her mother and grand mother. Her father passed on when she was just 12 years old.
- Her dream was to become Miss South Africa. She entered into Miss Durban Teen.
- Her first job was as a waitress in Johannesburg back in 2000.
- Months later she met gospel star Sfiso Ncwane who later became her husband.
- The day they met, Sfiso Ncwane vowed that he would marry her and Ayanda thought it was a joke.
- They exchanged numbers in August 2002. She fell pregnant the following year and they got married 5 years later.
- At one point they could not afford to pay rent and Sfiso could not afford a ring yet he proposed to marry her.
- Ayanda says they got married in June 2007 and they were blessed with two children in their marriage.
- She said her husband grew up without his dad. They went to meet him in 2010.
- In 2013 Sfiso became a household name and their album was a success. They had started Ncwane Communications in 2009 and Ayanda became Sfiso’s manager.
- Her husband went on to win Record of the Year at the SAMAs.
- While in Limpopo for a performance Sfiso called her and informed her that he was not feeling well.
- She said the following day her husband was scheduled to go to a Khaya Fm event. While at the venue Sfiso called her and told Ayanda that he was not feeling well.
- Paramedics said he was exhausted and he was excused from the event.
- She says later that day her husband collapsed in the bathroom.
- She says her husband suffered a minor seizure and they managed to wake him up.
- At the hospital they checked his heart and brain and they found nothing wrong.
- She says paramedics found out that her husband had kidney infection.
- She said the following day her husband passed on, it was on the 5th of December in 2016.
- She says she could not believe it until it was an hour later.
- She added that it was the hardest thing she ever experienced.
- She says instead of falling apart she had to stand up and continue Sfiso Ncwane’s legacy.