Following the emergence of reports about the hospitalization of renowned singer Bulelwa Mkutukana, widely recognized as Zahara, her family has stepped forward to appeal for privacy and solicit prayers.
ZiMoja, a local news outlet, was the first to disclose that the 36-year-old artist, famous for hits like “Loliwe,” was urgently admitted to a Johannesburg hospital due to liver complications. Initially placed in a regular medical ward, Zahara’s condition deteriorated, prompting a transfer to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private medical facility.
According to a source close to the family, Zahara’s liver is significantly scarred, raising the possibility of a required liver transplant, ZiMoja reported.
In response to the public concern, the family issued an official statement addressing Zahara’s health status.
They began by expressing gratitude for the overwhelming “love, support, and compassion” that the singer has received since news of her health concerns circulated online. The family disclosed that Zahara had been in the hospital for a week, initially seeking medical attention due to physical discomfort.
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The statement emphasized the family’s appreciation for the medical team’s efforts and conveyed an expectation of further updates. Despite efforts to maintain confidentiality within the family and close friends, misinformation has spread online, prompting the family to clarify that accurate information regarding Zahara’s health will be communicated through her social media platforms or directly by her.
The family concluded the statement by urging the public to respect their privacy and to continue offering prayers for Zahara’s swift recovery.
“We have faith that she will soon return to her passion, utilizing her extraordinary gift and love for music to heal others,” the family expressed, hopeful for Zahara’s return to the stage in the near future.
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