The tragic news of the 22-year-old Tembe has sent shockwaves across South Africa.
A few weeks ago, AKA shared the exciting news that he has formally asked his girlfriend Nellie Tembe to be his wife when he shared pictures of what looked like were post Lobola negotiations.
According to Police, in the early hours of Sunday morning, an investigation was opened following the death of a 22-year-old woman said to be Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of well-known musician AKA, at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town.
Captain FC van Wyk, said that police are investigating the tragic incident, but was not at liberty to provide further details on how exactly the young woman was killed.
The Tembe family has released the following statement:
UPDATE: Official statement from Tembe & Forbes family
Anele Nellie Tembe, who was engaged to popular rapper Keirnan AKA Forbes, passed away this morning.
— Kgopolo Mphela ☕️ (@PhilMphela) April 11, 2021
AKA is said to be beside himself with grief.