She first gave Mzansi an update in May and asked that her fans continue to keep her in their prayers as she soldiers on.
“Dear Fam, Thank you for your overwhelming love, support and prayers. I am recovering well. Physically I have been unaffected, I am strong and healthy. The stroke has unfortunately affected my speech, however, I am making lots of progress every day.”
In a statement shared with TshisaLIVE in April, Lira's family said: “We would like to take this opportunity to share recent developments regarding Lira's health. Lira recently travelled to Germany for a performance, but unfortunately suffered a stroke while there. As a result, her ability to communicate, in particular her speech, has been impacted.”