HARARE - Former Studio 263 actress Pretty Xaba, pictured, passed away yesterday at BLK Super Speciality Hospital in New Delhi India where she had gone to seek medical treatment for cancer of the oesophagus.
Coordinator of the Let’s Help Pretty Xaba campaign, Tawonga Mafundikwa confirmed the death.
“It is very sad that Pretty (Xaba) is no more. She died in India and as of now it’s too early to talk about the funeral arrangements because we have to work together with her family,” said Mafundikwa.
The actress was in India after being assisted with $18 000 for medication by Walter Magaya, founder and leader of Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries.
Xaba rose to fame after staring in local drama Studio 263, while she featured in other plays and dramas such as I want A Dress, Coliwe, Xola, Everyone’s Child, and Lobola among others.
Xaba is survived by two children Runyararo and Hope Chayambuka.