Lloyd Cele and his wife share their pain

By Drum Digital
16 February 2015

Idols runner-up Lloyd Cele and his wife Janice open up about losing their daughter, Torah Afrika, three weeks before her birth.

They had already been through two pregnancies together, so they weren’t too worried when they didn’t feel the baby move for a while. It was the third trimester after all, with only about three weeks to go to the birth.

But when the lack of movement became worrying, Lloyd and Janice Cele went to hospital for a checkup. There, they were given the devastating news that their baby no longer had a heartbeat.

It’s less than two months since that day, and it’s cold and rainy when we visit the musician and his wife. They’re talking about their loss for the first time.

Read more in the 19 February 2015 issue of DRUM.

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