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Gospel Community Reacts To News Of Pastor Sipho Kaleni Death

The World Gospel Powerhouse has come out to confirm the sad news of the death of Pastor Sipho Kaleni. We send our condolences to the family and friends of Pastor Sipho Kaleni, #RIPSIPHOKALENI.

In a statement released by The World Gospel Powerhouse company they outlined his contributions to the gospel industry, radio and his pivotal role in Crown Gospel Music Awards.

The details leading to his death were unclear at the time. The memorial and funeral service for Pastor Sipho Kaleni have not been announced as yet.

Blessed are those who die in the Lord from now on. Yes, says the Spirit, they are blessed indeed, for they will rest from their hard work; for their good deeds follow them!

~Revelation 14:13

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The World Gospel Powerhouse Formal Release on Sipho Kaleni

The World Gospel Powerhouse, is saddened to confirm the passing away of the one of the
founding EXCO members of the Crowns Gospel Music Awards, Sipho Kaleni. Kaleni, a gifted
minister of the word, a musician, renowned MC, radio presenter and committed member of the
SDA church has been unwell since about May this year and even though he showed signs of
improvement over the past couple of weeks, he sadly lost the battle during the early hours of this
morning 01 August 2022.

The World Gospel Powerhouse

We pass our sincere condolences to Kaleni’s wife Mrs Brenda Kaleni, the children, his mother,
the SDA church, the Crowns Awards team and the entire Gospel music family.

The World Gospel Powerhouse

We are comforted by the number of messages and calls received from industry players like Dr.
Lindelani Mkhize, Dr. Rebecca Malope, Mr Thokozani Nkosi, Mr. Thabo Mdluli, Ms Thami
Ngubeni, Ms Dudu Khoza and many others. The Crown Gospel Music Awards will never be the
same again.

The World Gospel Powerhouse

Issued by the World Gospel Powerhouse and the Crown Gospel Music Award with internal editing