Citizen Reporter
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4 Dec 2014
2:23 pm

SA sends condolences to Lulu Dikana

Citizen Reporter

People took to Twitter Thursday to send their condolences to Lulu Dikana’s family after the "Saviour" singer passed away on Wednesday night.

FILE PICTURE: Lulu Dikana, a South African singer, songwriter and actress, performing at the Soweto Jazz Festival at Elkah Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 19 December 2010. (Photo by Gallo Images/Sowetan/Veli Nhlapo)

Dikana, an older sister of X-Factor judge Zonke Dikana, passed away in hospital after a short illness.

A statement issued by Dikana’s recording label, Sony, sent condolences to her “family, friends and all her fans who came to know and love her through her music.”

Details of her funeral were not yet available.

Debut singer, daughter of Vuyisile Dikana and older sister to Zonke Dikana, Lulu Dikana poses for a portrait on March 8, 2012 in Johannesburg, south Africa while discussing her debut album This is The Life. (Photo by Gallo Images / The Times / Daniel Born)

Dikana, who opened for John Legend during his recent visit to South Africa for the All of Me Tour, was set to perform tomorrow at SkyroomLive’s Urban Sessions but pulled out due to illness.