declined at first. Tyamara and Ncwane restaurang gastro i helsingborg became friends after the former helped the latter to record his music when he moved to Johannesburg from KwaZulu-Natal. Tyamaras mother died in 2006, and his stepfather passed on shortly after. He succumbed to an illness which he had been battling for months. Lundi had stomach TB and had experienced liver complications when he was moved to the unit at Edenvale hospital. Tyamara died precisely.40 am at Edenvale Hospital; where he was treated for tuberculosis of the stomach and a liver condition. Other people who helped Tyamara on his difficult road to recovery include his friend and fellow gospel singer Deborah Fraser and mentor Nkosi. He was admitted to hospital in December after a trip to China and spent about six weeks in hospital.
Its a long time ago. He just looked at me without saying a word. May his soul rest in peace. His manager, Anele Hlazo said he had been hard at work on a comeback after releasing his DVD in 2016.
In an official statement released by the presidency, Zuma described Lundi as one of the best gospel artists to come out of South Africa. The gospel legend could not attend the funeral of his friend Sfiso Ncwane due to his health issues. Of Lundis last moments, Siyabonga said he seemed to be doing better but was not responsive. He is best known for his hit song, Mphefumlo Wam. When Dr Sindile Simama went to speak on behalf of friends, they all ascended the stage in song. Lundi died in the early hours of Friday morning. No wonder, he scooped lots of accolades in the entertainment industry. He is survived by two sisters and a brother. He, however, affirmed that he had stopped drinking even though he did not give a specific period either in days, weeks, months or even years. There was a jubilant spirit of praise as the worship team sang at gospel star Lundi Tyamaras memorial service at Grace Bible Church, Soweto. Having struggled with drugs, he was, at the time, labelled a drug addict and a broke alcoholic.