The family of Anele “Nellie” Tembe and her fiancé SA rapper AKA have confirmed her death in a statement released on Sunday.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22). Anele tragically passed on in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 11 April 2021,“ a statement said.
The families said they are still in shock and are dealing with ourtions, as she was an exceptional and giftwoman, with so much life ahead of her.
The family also revealed that her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and is surrounded by family and closest friends.
Both families also revealed that at this hour of their grief, they humbly request their families to be given privacy and time to heal.
Tembe died after an incident at the Pepper Club hotel in Cape Town.
However, police are investigating the matter.