Cape town – It has been a year since the untimely passing of Mandla ‘Mampintsha’ Maphumulo, the husband of Gqom artist Babes Wodumo (Bongekile Simelane).
Mampintsha succumbed to illness on December 23, 2022.
In a poignant tribute, Babes Wodumo recently visited her husband’s grave and shared a heartfelt Instagram post captioned, “Kade ngiyovakashela isoka lam” (I went to visit my husband).
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The emotional visit marks a significant milestone in her journey of remembrance and mourning. Together they have a son Hlelolenkosi ‘sponge’ Maphumulo.
The couple got engaged in October 2020, announcing the news with a video on social media of Mampintsha going down on one knee with a ring in his hand.
They celebrated their traditional wedding in 2021, as reported by Timeslive.
Compiled by Samantha Mochele