Ivan Semwanga’s son with Zari mourns, ‘May the angels sing in the most joyous way’

Quincy, son to Zari Hassan and late Ivan Semwanga has wished his fallen dad a happy birthday.

Quincy shared a heartwarming message on his social media.

“Today is your birthday in heaven above. I am sending my blessings on the wings of a dove, not only for today but every day hereof, I think of you always. May the angels sing to you in the most joyous way. Happy birthday in heaven, my lovely sweetheart. I love you @ivandon 🙏”

Zari responded by writing, “We love him lots🙏”

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Ivan and son Quincy

Zari and Ivan were blessed with three sons before he died. The business tycoon died in 2017 after being in the ICU for 11 days at the Steve Biko, Pretoria hospital in South Africa.

Ivan, was known for his flamboyant lifestyle as people used to call him the rich gang president.

He was admitted to ICU after he suffered a heart attack. He owned multi-million dollar mansions, hotels and schools in South Africa.

His other children with Zari Hassan are Pinto and Raphael Junior.

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Zari at Ivan’s grave

Zari pens message to her late husband Ivan on first death anniversary

TOUCHING! This Is The Sweet BIRTHDAY Message Ivan Semwanga’s Last Born Son Send Him Before His Sudden Death

Zari and her three sons are slowly coming to terms with the fact that Ivan Semwanga is gone, but they still keep the good memories and times they shared close to their hearts.

Ivan Semwanga, who was Zari’s ex-husband, passed away after a heart attack and a ruptured vein in his brain, which was caused by a stroke. Before his sudden death, the late businessman was admitted to Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria South Africa.

The Rich Gang president was buried in his home country Uganda, on Tuesday 30th May in Nakaliro, Kayunga District, where he still had a lot of property.

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Ivan’s family didn’t make things easy for Zari after she landed in the country because they didn’t want her to inherit part of Semwanga’s wealth, which is was fighting for the sake of the kids, but eventually, they called truce and decided to agree for the sake of Ivan’s legacy and kids.

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Zari revealed that Ivan had left an insurance for the kids but made it clear that she still owned some businesses with him, which means that she still has financial stability.

As you all know, Zari is Diamond Platnumz’ baby mama, and they have two kids together, Prince Nillan and Princess Tiffah, but her three sons with Ivan; Pinto, Raphael, and Quincy were living with their father in South Africa until his death.

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The boys were deeply affected and saddened by the death of their father, but they are now becoming stronger by the day. I came across a birthday message that his last born son had written for him on his birthday a few months ago.

Awww! Zari’s Last Born Son Sends This LOVING Message To Her Despite The Pain Of Losing His Father Ivan

Ivan had turned 40 years on December 12, and his loving son had shared this sweet birthday wish for him back then;

Happy Birthday to my daddy @ivandon I love you so very much. To the moon and back. You are the best May you live to blow 10Million candles I love you Dad 😍💋🎈🎈🎈🎈😘😍💋❤🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🎂🍧🍧🍧😍😍😍🎈🎈🎂😜

How touching. He must miss his father so much. Rest In Piece Ivan ‘Don’ Semwanga.

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TOO TOUCHING! Zari Jots Down Her Final Send Off TRIBUTE To Ivan After His Burial. This One Will Move You To Tears

She might be going through the hardest time of her life after the father of her three sons passed away, but Zari has been trying to keep a brave face through it all.

The former socialite and mother of five has been by Ivan Semwanga’s side since he was admitted to Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, where he was diagnosed with heart complications and stroke.

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11 days into a coma, the Rich Gang president was pronounced dead on Thursday, May 25. Before his untimely death, Ivan was the sole custodian of his three sons with Zari, Pinto, Raphael and the last born Quincy.

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Zari has had it rough after Ivan’s relatives attacked her for acting like the widow yet she moved on with Diamond Platnumz, whom they have two kids, Prince Nillan, 5 months and Princess Tiffah who’s a year old.

Other than that, the relatives are also accusing Zari of wanting a share of Semwanga’s wealth, which she’s fighting for so that she can continue to take care of the kids and that they can live comfortably.

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“I will not cry now because I have cried enough. I would say I was prepared for Ivan’s death because I saw it coming when he was taken to the hospital,” Zari said to a vigil on Monday, revealing that she will take good care of the kids because she’s a strong woman and also because Ivan entrusted them to her.

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Zari, who is Bongo star Diamond Platnumz’s current girlfriend, has decided to ignore all critics, stay strong for the kids and keep Ivan’s legacy, and nothing will stop her from celebrating her late baby daddy.

She has now taken to her social media to share a moving photo of Ivan, placed in what looks like a bedroom, with a heart-warming message that reads;

Death robbed you from us but I strongly believe you are in a better place now that you are with God. Your physical presence will be missed but you will forever be remembered. Till we meet again, Rest in internal peace Ivan The Don🌹

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THE EYE THAT SAW HIM WILL NOT SEE HIM AGAIN; HIS PLACE WILL LOOK ON HIM NO MORE – JOB 20:9

Ugandan tycoon Ivan Semwanga was finally laid to rest on Tuesday afternoon at his ancestral home in Nakaliro village in Kayunga district. Ivan suffered a stroke two weeks ago and was admitted to Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa where he died while undergoing treatment.

Ivan was a down to earth and kind-hearted man who will be missed by many. The fallen sangoma died at 39 years old a few months shy of his 40th birthday. He is survived by three adorable sons.

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 Zari promised to take care of their sons and she will be going back to South Africa with them so as to continue with their studies.

Ivan’s sons also wrote a moving tribute to him.

“DAD, SO MANY THOUGHTS COME TO OUR MIND WHENEVER WE SPEAK OF YOUR NAME; IT SEEMS WITHOUT YOU IN OUR LIVES THINGS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. WE THINK OF THE GOOD OLD DAYS WHEN WE WERE STILL SO LITTLE; CONSUMED IN YOUR LOVE, AND IN YOUR SMILE.

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THOSE DAYS ARE GONE AND NO MATTER WHAT WE DO, LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME! OH DAD, IF ONLY WE COULD TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME AND HEAR YOUR VOICE ONCE MORE, BUT GOD CALLED YOU TO A BETTER PLACE, SO PEACEFUL AND FREE OF PAIN. AND WHEN WE SEE YOU SLEEPING, WE CAN ONLY WISH THE BEST FOR YOU,” READ THE MESSAGE.

Thousands turned up to pay their final respects to the departed soldier.

 

 

 

TEAR-JERKING Moment As Bebe Cool And His Wife Zuena Comfort Zari During An EMOTIONAL Vigil For Late Hubby Ivan (PHOTOS)

Zari Hassan and her three sons recently attended a Vigil Mass for her ex-husband Ivan Semwanga after his body was flown to Uganda on May 29 from South Africa.

Ivan Semwanga passed away on Thursday, May 25 after spending days at the Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, where he had been admitted in critical condition after a heart attack.

The Rich Gang President’s death shocked everyone, but now that he’s gone, there seems to be a tug of war over who’s going to inherit his wealth, and apparently, there’s been bad blood between his family and Zari.

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According to a recent report, Ivan’s foster father was of the opinion Zari shouldn’t inherit his wealth, stating that there’s a woman pregnant for him back in South Africa.

To add on to the drama, the man ordered for a DNA of Ivan and Zaris’ three sons, insinuating the boys may not really be his biological children.

But the two seemed to have left all that behind after meeting at Ivan’s vigil and setting their differences aside to celebrate the life of the late businessman.

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Ivan Don’s funeral service was held at Namirembe Cathedral in Kampala, where his family, ex-wife, sons, relatives and fans went to pay their final respect to the fallen man, who is said to be the most generous Ugandan the country has ever had.

During the vigil, other Uganda celebrities also came through to comfort Zari and her sons, and one of them happened to be rapper Bebe Cool and his wife Zuena Kirema.

‘I Loved Ivan So Much!’ Read Zari’s Tribute To The Late Ivan Semwanga

Zari shared a moving photo as Zuena comforted her with a warm hug. Her husband Bebe Cool also checked on Zari’s sons, Raphael, Quincy and Pinto. Zari promised to take care of the boys even though Ivan is gone.

In life, with time, you realise who is important who is not. Some will act to be there for you when it’s all a lie. But in this world, what’s at my door will come knocking at yours…. soon or later!!!!! 

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Check out more photos from the vigil as shared by Zari.

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Celebrated Bongo star Naseeb Abdul Juma aka Diamond Platnumz recently spoke about whether he would want his children to follow his footsteps in the musical career, and his answer was very interesting.

The Salome hitmaker is in Nairobi for a mega performance and before the big day, he got to sit down with Larry Madowo for an interview on The Trend, where he talked about his family, lifestyle, and his children.

During the show, Diamond Platnumz also talked about the death of Zari’s baby daddy and ex-husband, Ivan Semwanga, who passed away after heart-related complications.

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He revealed that he could not cancel the show, but revealed that he was going to fly to Uganda for Ivan’s burial after the show.

It’s been a tough week for our family and especially Zari but then I thought it would not be good to cancel my shows in Nairobi because this is something we had planned for a long time. But then, from here I will be headed to Uganda to pay my last respects to Ivan.

Away from that, Diamond also talked about his children and Zari revealing how they have changed his perspective on life, making him more focused and working harder.

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When asked if he would want his children to pursue music in the future, he revealed that he would allow only his son, Prince Nilan to become an artiste, but not his daughter.

According to him, when a girl is exposed to such kind of limelight in music, she tends to get a lot of suitors because of the fame and beauty which means a lot of men will be on her case, something he would not be comfortable with at all.

Watamla sana. Mwanamke kama mwanamke, kweli anakuwa anatongozwa na watu tofauti tofauti. Lakini unapokuwa sasa ni msanii, watu wanakujua wanakuwa wengi, kwa hivyo kutongozwa kunakuwa kwingi, sasa da! Wataniuwa kwa pressure.

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RIP IVAN: Lilian Muli, Wema Sepetu And Other Celebrities Send Heart-Warming Condolence Messages To Zari After Her Ex Husband’s Sudden Death

The East African community woke up to the sad news that Zari Hassan’s ex-husband and baby daddy, Ivan Semwanga had passed on after a short illness.

According to reports, the Rich Gang president was admitted to ICU, at the Steve Biko, Pretoria hospital in South Africa, where he stayed in a coma for 11 days before being pronounced dead.

It is being speculated that the Ugandan-native could have actually passed away on Saturday, May 20, but the family decided to keep the sad news away from the public awaiting confirmation from Zari.

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Ivan Semwanga and Diamond’s girlfriend, Zari were once married and blessed with three children, Pinto, Raphael, and Quincy. The boys have been living with their father in South Africa after their parent’s divorce.

God loves those that are special and that’s exactly who you were & I guess that’s why he wanted you to himself. You have touched and helped thousands, you did wonders and I remember you telling me “life is too short let me live it to the fullest”, this very dark hour it makes sense why you always said those words to me”, read part of Zari’s emotional tribute.

Gone Too Soon: Zari Hassan Pens Painfully Emotional Message After The Untimely Death Of Business Tycoon Ivan Semwanga

Well, celebrities from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania have taken to social media to send their messages of condolence to Zari, Ivan’s family and their friends.

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Some of the celebrities include Diamond Platnumz’s ex Wema Sepetu, Eddy Kenzo, Lilian Muli, Akothee, Saumu Mbuvi and even Mr Chibu himself. Jose Chameleone reposted Zari’s emotional tribute.

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Check out their condolence messages below.

Diamond Platnumz: Mbele yako, Nyuma yetu…..

Eddy Kenzo: Inna lillahi wainaileihi raju’un,We have lost the strongest ,biggest and irreplaceable pillar in our society @ivandon been a brother a friend ,u inspired and motivated most of US with you love and hardship RIP Chairman #President #King #RichGangMay The Almighty judge your soul with mercy Aameen 👑😭🙏🏾

Akothee: my condolences to the family of the great Ivan , @zarithebosslady may God be with you & the children .
R.I.P Ivan

Wema Sepetu: Broken hearted…💔💔💔… Rest In Peace Ivan… 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 … SHOCKING NEWS kwakweli… My Condolences to The whole Family… Mungu awatie nguvu wale watoto jamani… 😔 They are too young… And Mungu amtie nguvu Mama watoto wako… It will be a very hard period of time for all of you But it shall pass…

Radio&Weasel: RIP Don Ivan Semwanga. Gone Too Soon. Our sincere condolences to The Family & Friends of The Late Don . #RIPIVAN

Avril: Sad morning .. RIP .. May God bless your family.

Saumu Mbuvi: Rest In Peace Ivan

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Gone Too Soon: Zari Hassan Pens Painfully Emotional Message After The Untimely Death Of Business Tycoon Ivan Semwanga

It has been an emotional rollercoaster for socialite Zari Hassan and her family after her ex-hubby Ivan Semwanga fell ill and was admitted in a South African hospital.

Yesterday, Zari has to quash rumours that Ivan had died.

She wrote on social media, “This is an announcement: Kindly note Ivan Semwanga is not allowed visitors any more, he is in critical condition and his privacy as a patient is being invaded i. We will appreciate if you continue praying for him.
Stay blessed!”

However in the wee hours of today, Ivan breathed his last and went to be with his maker.

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Zari announced the sad news in a painfully emotional post.

“GOD LOVES THOSE THAT ARE SPECIAL AND THAT’S EXACTLY WHO YOU WERE & I GUESS THAT’S WHY HE WANTED YOU TO HIMSELF. YOU HAVE TOUCHED AND HELPED THOUSANDS, YOU DID WONDERS AND I REMEMBER YOU TELLING ME “LIFE IS TOO SHORT ZEE LET ME LIVE IT TO THE FULLEST”, THIS VERY DARK HOUR IT MAKES SENSE WHY YOU ALWAYS SAID THOSE WORDS TO ME. TO YOUR SONS, YOU WERE A HERO-SOME KIND OF SUPERMAN. ANYONE WHO HAS EVER BEEN IN YOUR PRESENCE KNOWS WHAT A CHARMING PERSON YOU WERE. YOU WILL BE MISSED AND REMEMBERED IN SO MANY WAYS. YOU WERE IVAN THE GREAT!”

To celebrate Ivan’s life, here is the last video he took at the last party he ever attended in Uganda before he fell ill.

Fans of both Ivan and Zari post their comforting messages to the family.

Zuena Kirema wrote, “This is so sad. May his soul RIP.”

Doro Kats Boss added, “R.I.P. my friend. Those of us that knew the real you know how loving you were to every body even when you didnt know them. Hope and pray your kids will be loved back the way you did in this world. Hope Heaven receives you wth warm hands. Will forever miss bro Ivan Semwanga.”

Kalyango Travour sent his condolences too saying, “I may be wrong of what i posted that Ivan Semwanga is dead so i come out to say sorry to the family of mr Ivan Semwanga, friends and well wishers but what i quote is that if they put ur frnd or relative on that oxgyen u have to pray hard for him or her i therefore say that forgive me.”

Friend Indeed! Vera Sidika Stands By Zari After Her EX HUSBAND Is Admitted at ICU And SON Falls Sick

Diamond Platnumz’ wife Zari Hassan is going through a hard time after her ex-husband and baby daddy Ivan Semwanga was admitted to the ICU after suffering a stroke.

The Ugandan native recently suffered a stroke and was rushed to hospital where he is on life support, with some reports suggesting he could be paralyzed as a result of the stroke.

Zari and Ivan who are now co-parenting, separated years back and are parents to three boys, Raphael, Quincy and Pinto, who live Zari’s ex.

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The Rich Gang CEO was admitted at Steve Biko Hospital Pretoria in South Africa after he had a heart attack, but his condition is apparently not improving much.

Zari Hassan’s Ex Husband Fights For His Life As He’s Put On Life Support

Zari recently shared a  photo of a candle, urging her fans to pray for Ivan, with a simple caption that read: “Pray for Ivandon”. This comes days after she shared another post where she opened up about Ivan’s condition.

LAST TWO DAYS BEEN HARD. LET’S PRAY FOR IVAN PLEASE

Family, friends and fans have reached out to her sending their get well messages and one such close friend in Kenya has taken the time to wish the businessman a quick recovery.

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Entertainer and video vixen Vera Sidika has shared her touching message for Ivan, as she encouraged her friend Zari to stay strong through this tough time:

Let’s remember Ivan in our prayers. My love Zee, your family is in my thoughts and prayers in this trying time

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Things got worse for Zari as her cute baby son also fell sick.

She shared a photo cradling the infant after rushing him to hospital to get treated, with a caption that read: “My soldier is down, looks like more hospital days for me.”

We wish Zari’s son and baby daddy a quick recovery.

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