MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa has been announced dead due to Covid-19 related complications.
The news of his death was made known by his daughter, Makwande Mathunjwa in the early hours of today.
It was stated that the family is still in shock as MacDonald’s death “happened so suddenly”.
She added that the family were currently in a meeting, trying to figure out a way forward and that a proper statement would be released soon.
“Yes, it’s true that my father has died. We haven’t fully come to terms with it because it happened so suddenly. My father was taken by Covid-19. It happened this morning.
“The family is still in a meeting at the moment and a proper statement will be released soon,” she said.
Scriptwriter Cynthia Sedith, who was working with the actor’s company on a film, also confirmed the news, stating she was saddened by his death.
MacDonald’s other daughter, Zanoxolo Mathunjwa, also confirmed the news on social media, saying she was heartbroken.
“RIP daddy, #hearbroken MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa passed away today,” she said on Twitter, tagging news organisations.
Many of the legend’s fans took to their TL to pay tribute to him.
See tweet below:
RIP daddy, #hearbroken
MacDonald Ndodana Mathunjwa passed away today.
@SABCNews @SakinaKamwendo @LeanneManas pic.twitter.com/AzzRqOnK6P
— Zanoxolo Mathunjwa (@NoxyNgwana) June 1, 2021
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