SA music star Jabu Khanyile dies
By Nadia Samie
13 Novermber 2006
Award winning Afro-Jazz singer and songwriter Jabu Khanyile has died in
Khanyile succumbed to prostate cancer just after 12-o-clock on Sunday morning. He was diagnosed last year. He had been receiving radiation therapy since June, and was also receiving treatment for diabetes.
Khanyile was the 1996 winner of the Kora Best South African Artist award.
Cosatu has paid tribute to the pioneering musician, saying that workers have lost a friend and an ally who spoke for all of
The trade union federation added that he was the best possible ambassador for ubuntu.
Khanyile leaves behind his wives Phindy Dlamini and Khululiwe Sithole and seven children. He will be buried in