The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa has described Professor Mzilikazi Khumalo as a colossal figure in South Africa’s arts and cultural landscape.
He was part of the committee that amalgamated the Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika prayer with Die Stem to form the post-apartheid South African national anthem.
In a statement, Mthethwa says, “As the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, we celebrate his contribution to the arts and heritage landscape and we extend our deepest sympathies to his family, his friends and to the industry at large.”
— Masechaba Khumalo ???️? (@MKhumalo___) June 23, 2021
His son, Diliza Khumalo says his dad belonged to the nation and the music fraternity.
Below is the full interview with Diliza Khumalo: