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Mourners gather to pay tribute to late Nelli Tembe

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Nelli Tembe had her memorial service in KwaZulu-Nata on Thursday, 15th of April and many of her family gather together to pay touching tribute to the deceased.

The memorial was done virtually due to Covid-19 restriction.

The star died on Sunday and many have spoken how painful it is to lose someone like Nelli.

AKA was in attendance at the memorial.

There wasn’t a dry eye in sight when the siblings of Anele “Nelli” Tembe paid emotional tribute to their “baby girl” at a memorial service.

“Today we went to wash her. I tried to put make-up on her because she loved herself. She was a lady like that.”

“What I saw was so painful and I don’t know how I am going to recover from that,” Mbali said.

Reflecting on the last time they spoke just over a week ago, Mbali said Nelli sounded content.

“She had plans, short-term plans and long-term plans. I don’t know what happened in between.”

Mbali said her baby sister quickly learnt how to get what she wanted from her siblings, and shared how Nelli received a star at school every day just so she could get sweets.

“I’m so grateful to God that for the past four months, there was a shift in our relationship. It was not a sister relationship, but it was so deep and so spiritual,” Mbali added.

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