Veteran South African musician, songwriter and former member of the Sankomota band, Tsepo Tshola has died.
He was 68.
South Africa has lost a pioneer in the music industry, a legend, Tshepo Tshola.
— Capricorn FM (@CapricornFM) July 15, 2021
Tshola, who was affectionately called ‘the village pope’, died after reportedly being admitted to hospital for COVID-19 related complications.
Tshola who was born in Lesotho grew up in a musical family with both his parents.
Meanwhile, despite being a permanent resident of South Africa, Tsepo maintained close ties with his home country Lesotho. -SABC