The nation is in shock after the death of gospel icon Sfiso Ncwane dies over kidney problems.

Sfiso died on Monday after being rushed to the hospital on Sunday night, where he was treated for kidney problems and the nation still struggles to come to terms with his death.

Th award winning gospel singer had previously survived a stroke and being struck by a lightning, before finally capitulating to Kidney failure.

The singer was admitted to Fourways Life hospital where he was diagnosed with kidney failure and was moved to ICU.

Friends and fans still struggle to accept the news, and his family has released a statement about his last moments.

“He unfortunately took his last breath at 9:30 A.M on Monday morning, in the presence and arms of his loving wife Ayanda Ncwane,” read part of the statement. 

Thousands of fans have been flooding to social media with outpouring of tributes to honour the late gospel icon.