Tributes were pouring for South African racing driver,Gugu Zulu, who died on Monday while attempting to climb Mount Kilimajaro.
Zulu, was taking part in the Trek4Mandela charity challenge, along with his wife and other well-known South Africans when he reportedly “experienced problems breathing” while on the mountain.
Made it though day2. My wife is doing fabulous, she has even learnt the local language. Am… https://t.co/p6wh9I04ov— Gugu Zulu (@GuguZulu) July 15, 2016
Social media, especially on twitter was inundated with condolences.
World renowned Singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka led tributes, tweeting expressing her shock and sadness at the news.
MELODY MOLALE (@MelodyMolale) July 18, 2016
Rip #guguzulu one of the best racers this country has seen. 😞😢 condolences to his family— Lerato Mahlangu (@uLeerato) July 18, 2016
The Nelson Mandela foundation issued a statement on the passing of the racing driver.
Statement on the passing of Gugu Zulu https://t.co/VRuMzbHfJ0— NelsonMandela (@NelsonMandela) July 18, 2016
Tweets have been pouring in from celebrities to ordinary people who were inspired the man known as the fast man in Africa.