Musician and actor Zola is devastated by the death of Sibongiseni Gabada

Musician and actor Zola is devastated by the death of Sibongiseni Gabada
Musician and actor Zola is devastated by the death of Sibongiseni Gabada 1

Performer and on-screen character Zola is crushed by the passing of Sibongiseni Gabada whose body was discovered stuffed into a games sack.

The artist, genuine name Bonginkosi Dlamini, worked with Gabada, 36, during the last period of his show, Zola 7. The network show, introduced by Zola, circulated on SABC1 somewhere in the range of 2002 and 2010. It helped youngsters understand their fantasies.

Gabada had been absent for about fourteen days when her body was found outside the shack of an individual who was near her on May 29 in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

“I was really with her when I left my show,” Zola told TimesLIVE on Monday. After that the greater part of my group, including her, needed to look for some kind of employment somewhere else. Perhaps things would have turned out in an unexpected way. She dealt with my office and all my internet based life [accounts].”


Zola said he had coached Gabada.

“I took her to every one of my gatherings as a learner until she was sufficiently able to be given a portion of the large Zola7 duties in the end,” said Zola.

He praised her enthusiastically.

“She was devoted to the open doors she got and buckled down. She had enormous dreams and one could tell she originated from a foundation of qualities and convention and she was heading off to some place,” he said.

“She was likewise unquestionably a gladly Xhosa, and when she didn’t realize she was not hesitant to inquire. On occasion you could state she was our female eye and you could state she was one of the young men when we took her on visit.”


Zola said he was broken by her demise.

“There’ll never be days like free Fridays when the team would be in my home. She cherished creation food and sorting out everything. We would cry and snicker together,” he said.

“Each of the 30 or so of us would lounge around the fire and think about the hard and sweet feelings of whatever work put us as the week progressed. It’s significant for individuals to realize that she was a Jimmy goes to Jozi, yet discovered her balance here.

“NgesiZulu sithi dudu kumndeni wakhe, bazi ngakithi eGoli uSibo uyibekile induku ebandla concerning her mischievous snickers when she was in a tough situation with me? Presently that was extremely valuable.”

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) representative Eric Ntabazalila said Sithembele Klaas showed up at the Khayelitsha judge’s court on Monday, accused of Gabada’s homicide.

“His case has been delayed to July 15 2020 for bail application. He is in authority.”