Mandoza's Fiercest Fight

By Drum Digital
29 April 2016

The kwaito star fought and won a gruelling battle against cancer in secret, so he wouldn’t scare his kids

By Shanaaz Prince

When he woke up he immediately realized something was wrong. There was blood on his pillow and it was coming from his eye.

Mandoza was worried. Initially when his eye had started oozing bloody tears he’d thought it was just an infection. But as the weeks passed the kwaito musician realized the situation was more serious out of the blue he’d had a seizure which landed him in hospital, he had frequent nosebleeds and stabbing pains in his eye.

He went from one doctor to the next but they couldn’t figure out the problem.

And then finally a test revealed what he’d secretly been dreading.

Read more in May 5th issue of DRUM

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