05/12/2016 16:09 SAST | Updated 06/12/2016 07:40 SAST

Gospel Star Sfiso Ncwane Has Died

Social media full of tributes to the award winning singer.

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Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane.

Gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane has died reportedly due to a kidney failure. The Juice confirmed his death with a family spokesperson, Sipho Makhabane. He told the publication that "yes, I can confirm that he passed this morning at about 9am at the hospital. They're still investigating, but it looks like kidney failure."

Drum magazine reported Ncwane's sister Gugu also confirmed the death but could not provide further details as the family was still coming to terms with his death.

Social media was full of condolences as fans and fellow artists offered words of encouragement to the Ncwane family.