Pictures| Heart breaking moments of AKA and family at Nelli Tembe’s funeral

See heart breaking moments at Nelli Tembe’s funeral, her final send off was on Friday 16 April 2021.


Glad as it is to see AKA after a long time after his fiancée jumped off 10th floor at Pepper club hotel in Cape Town on Sunday 4th April 2021. Many people wanted to see if he is okay after he lost the love of his life.

Nelli Tembe and Kiernan Forbes

Friday 16 April 2021 is the day marked on a calendar for a final send off of Nelli Tembe, the young woman proposed by the popular rapper AKA. This day is very heart breaking more than ever to find out that it is real that Nelli is gone. Many people wished to have woke up to the nightmare that Nelli is still alive.




There were no many people who attended the funeral of Nelli Tembe’s funeral due to Covid-19 health precautions of regulations that only allow 100 people to attend. The family might have wanted privacy or wanted people to pay their last respect but circumstances didn’t allow irrespective.

When the incident happened, AKA was reported to be inconsolable by close family. Many people wanted AKA to say a word but to be honest it isn’t simple, what was he supposed to say?



AKA was one of the people who accompanied the family of the Tembes home waking Nellie’s body home to Durban on Wednesday, he was with his parents Lynn and Tony.

Nelli Tembe’s life span

Born: 1999

Died: 2021

Aged: 22

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