Veteran jazz musician Dorothy Masuka dies at 83

Dorothy Masuka. (Photo: Gallo Images)

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa confirmed Masuka’s death in a tribute post on Twitter on Saturday night.

“A baobab tree has fallen with the passing of a one of a kind Musician, the legendary Mama Dorothy Masuka,” he wrote alongside a photo of the late singer.

“Her music was the soundtrack of some of our most joyful moments & the light of our souls during our darkest hours.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.