Cape Town – Fans and industry colleagues have flooded award-winning media personality Siv Ngesi’s timeline after he announced the death of his mother on Twitter.
Ngesi announced on Friday that his mother Zanele Jaqueline Ngesi, 67, had passed away.
He did not, however, disclose the cause of her death.
“My everything is gone! #mommy #queen,” Siv wrote.
— Siv Ngesi (@iamSivN) August 12, 2022
Siv’s mom was a retired school principal and she was his number one fan, IOL reported.
She was also a published author. She launched her book The Resilient Queen in April 2021.
“Yesterday I had the great honour of Mcing my mother’s book launch! Her resilience and tenacity inspire me to be better, do better and to fear nothing!! My mother is a published author, I won’t let any of you forget it! Love you Mama,” Siv wrote in a tweet at the time.
Yesterday I had the great honour of Mcing my mother’s book launch!Her resilience and tenacity inspire me to be better , do better and to fear nothing!! My mother is a published author, I won’t let any of you forget it! Love you Mama pic.twitter.com/KIuyYBUwLj
— Siv Ngesi (@iamSivN) April 6, 2021
Take a look at some of the reactions following the announcement of his mother’s death on Twitter:
Your Queen. I’m so sorry, Siv. Nxese💔
— Kgomotso Christopher (@kgchristopher) August 12, 2022
Friend I am so sorry!💔Sending you love and strength.
— Lalla Hirayama (@Lalla_Hirayama) August 12, 2022
All strength brother 💜💜💜
— Mark Keohane (@mark_keohane) August 12, 2022
I’m so sorry, brother. Sending you so much love!🫂
— Katlego (@KatlegoMaboe) August 12, 2022
This pain cuts deep, no words or anything brings comfort. U never ever heal, u teach urself to live without her n make peace so tht u cn continue living, my deepest condolences 💔
— Bongi Manana (@Bongi_Manana) August 13, 2022
Oh Siv. I am so, so sorry. My heart bleeds for you. My deepest and sincerest condolences to you. ❤️❤️❤️
— Carolyn Steyn (@Carolyn_Steyn) August 12, 2022
Compiled by Betha Madhomu