Bongo star Haitham Kim dies from respiratory illness
Bongo star Haitham Kim dies from respiratory illness.
Tanzanian Bongo artist and songwriter Haitham Kim has passed away after battling respiratory illness.
The artist died today at around noon, at Temeke Referral hospital in Dar es Salaam where she had been admitted at the ICU.
The star who is a mother of one died days after bongo artists started a fundraiser to help with her rising medical bills.
It is reported that Haitham had respiratory problems which started as a normal flu but later escalated to a point where she had to use a ventilator to help her with the breathing.
Family and friends have continued expressing their grief and disbelief after losing the young and promising artist.
Tanzanian artists have shared messages of condolences on social media with the likes of Zuchu, Nandy, Juma Jux, Ommy Dimpoz & Rosa Ree
May her soul rest in peace.