AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe to be buried today in Durban

AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe

Mourners are gathering to celebrate AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe’s life after  her horrific death which the police are yet to solve. While some sources  have suggested that it was suicide ,some sources have blamed her husband AKA for her demise!

Memorial details for Anele "Nelli" Tembe.
AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe to be buried today in Durban
A memorial service for AKA's fiancée Nelli Tembe is underway.
AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe to be buried today in Durban-Image: Instagram/AKA via welcometoromesa

The late Anele Tembe will be buried in Durban. The fiancée of rapper and entrepreneur Kiernan Forbes, popularly known as AKA, died on Sunday after falling from the 10th floor of a hotel in Cape Town.

AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe to be buried today in Durban
AKA fiancee Nellie Tembe to be buried today in Durban

On Thursday, the Tembe family held a private memorial for the late 22-year-old and is asking for privacy. The details surrounding Tembe’s death are still being investigated.

Friends and family have gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Anele “Nelli” Tembe at a memorial service on Thursday.

The service will also be streamed on video conferencing platform Zoom and is open to the public. (Meeting ID: 990 2688 6042/ Passcode: 158597)

Nelli died on Sunday after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town.

The family have also hosted daily prayer meetings ahead of the memorial on Thursday and funeral on Friday.

“The love and support of Anele’s family and a grief counsellor have also been some relief to him,” she said.

Nelli’s body arrived in Durban on Wednesday, accompanied by AKA.

The couple were in Cape Town to attend AKA’s concert in the city last weekend, when the incident happened.

Witnesses at the hotel described hearing a scream on Sunday morning, followed by a “loud doef” sound. They said they had also heard a man shouting.

Police have confirmed the incident is under investigation.

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