Jazz musician Hugh Masakela dies
The anti-apartheid activist was 78.
South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78, according to the Associated Press.
No more pain! 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/aSOfJH0HLh— Hugh Masekela (@hughmasekela) January 23, 2018
A statement issued by his family said he died peacefully in Johannesburg, surrounded by his family, after suffering from prostate cancer.