“Good night Kiernan”, DJ Zinhle pens a heartwarming  goodbye message to AKA

Kiernan Forbes AKA and Dj Zinhle have a beautiful daughter Kairo Owethu. DJ Zinhle is the stage name of Ntombezinhle Jiyane, a South African DJ, producer, media personality, and businesswoman. It’s reported AKA and Dj Zinhle met in Botswana in 2012 where they were both booked to perform at the same gig. AKA and Zinhle kept their relationship a secret until 2014.

They went their separate ways in 2015 after the birth of their daughter following allegations of cheating by AKA who was reportedly seeing TV personality Bonang Matheba at the time. AKA went public about his relationship with Bonang months after breaking up with Zinhle. The relationship ended in 2017 with allegations of infidelity from Bonang. Zinhle and AKA got back together in 2018 but their relationship was short lived and they went their separate ways in 2019 but remained good friends as they raised their daughter together.

Dj Zinhle and Daughter Kairo

DJ Zinhle wrote:

Kiernan, I am so sorry that you have been robbed of your time with your daughter, with @nadianakai, Steffan, your mom @lynnforbesza , your dad and all of us. I would give anything for Kairo to have more time with you, Kiernan. The thought of her asking questions breaks me. What do I do when she misses and needs you?

Please watch over her and plead with The Almighty to guide Bongani @murdahbongz and I as we raise our daughter.

The last time I saw you, you told me how proud you are of us and how well we were co-parenting; we had come a long way and even though it challenged a lot of people in how well we co-parented. It was never about society or us; it was always about our daughter and what was best for her.

We quickly learnt that our differences would not be a burden for our daughter, our past mistakes could not deprive our daughter of a happy childhood with love from both mom and dad. I am so glad we figured it out; it’s as if we knew you would not be around long enough. Thank you for loving her the way you did.

We will continue to do what’s best for her; we will raise her in a loving environment that encourages forgiveness, one that is deeply rooted in the great spirit of being a family…over everything else. We are all responsible for her happiness now; my family and yours will pull together to make sure she is the happiest girl in the world…exactly how you always made her feel.

Good night Kiernan. You told me God is in control; I will hold on to these words as we piece together the pieces of our shattered hearts. We will comfort and love Nadia; she is family now. God bless you.

Dj Zinhle


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