Award winning Maskandi musician and tv presenter Zondeni Sithole has passed away.

Zondeni made her name when she was part of a legendary female Maskandi group Amatshitshi amhlophe.

She passed on at Inkosi Albert Luthuli hospital in Durban on the 5th of February 2021.

After leaving Amatshitshi amhlophe she went on to form an award winning band Imbibizane. She was also a presenter on the traditional musicĀ  show, Emfuleni.


Her sister said Zondeni passed away after she was admitted to hospital on Wednesday the 3rd of February 2021.

Last year she suffered kidney failure and she was in and out of the hospital. Funeral arrangements are still to be announced.

May her soul rest in eternal peace. Condolences to her family and friends.