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By Citizen Reporter


SA sends condolences to Lulu Dikana

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

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.

READ MORE: Confirmed: Lulu Dikana has passed on

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.

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