Fans, friends & family say final goodbyes to Lundi Tyamara

Many fans of Tyamara are still making their way into the venue to pay their last respects to the gospel sensation.

Fans of the late gospel star Lundi Tyamara have gathered at the Zwelethemba Stadium in Worcester to bid farewell on 5 February 2017. Picture: Kevin Brandt/EWN.

CAPE TOWN – Fans of the late gospel star Lundi Tyamara have gathered at the Zwelethemba Stadium in Worcester to bid farewell.

Tyamara passed away last month following a long battle with abdominal tuberculosis and liver complications.

Many fans of Tyamara are still making their way into the venue to pay their last respects to the gospel sensation.

Speakers here say they draw inspiration from Tyamara’s ambition.

From the age of 10 he was actively involved in the Bantu Christ Church Choir in his community.

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthetwa is to deliver the keynote address.