Ukhozi FM News Anchor Veteran Bongani Mavuso Passes Away

Another great loss in the news and arts industry

By  | Sep 27, 2022, 11:08 PM  | Top of the

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Tributes are pouring in following the untimely passing of Ukhozi FM Current Affairs News Anchor, Bongani Mavuso. Popular known as 'Qhawe' to those who were closest to him, Bongani Mavuso also played a huge role in grooming young and upcoming creatives.

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It is with heavy hearts as Mzansi mourns yet another loss of one of the greatest news anchor. Bongani Mavuso spent most of his careers on the airwaves on Ukhozi FM's Current Affairs Shows, Abasiki Bebunda, Ezanamuhla as well as Ezisematheni.

Social media is abuzz as fans have conveyed their condolences to the family as well as the colleagues at the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Ukhozi FM in Kwazulu-Natal. Taking to social media, fans have gravely extended their deepest gratitude to have had an honor to know Bongani Mavuso through the radio station, Ukhozi FM.

"Such tragic news about Bongani Mavuso. A broadcaster par excellence. A horrible loss to the media fraternity, his friends, and his family. May his soul rest in peace" wrote Buhle Mbonambi
"ULALE ngoxolo Mavuso @Bongani76Mavuso kimi ubufana nomfwe2 ngenxa yezeluleko zakho obuhlale ungakha ngazo,engathi izinyanya, namathongo akoMavuso angakwamukela ngemfudumalo, Qhawe" wrote Duma Mazibuko
"Bongani Mavuso of the SABC has died. A fine broadcaster and generally cool guy. May his soul rest in peace" wrote Zimasa Matiwane
"Ahambe kahle ubaba bongani mavuso ..udonga eish kwabuhlungu khona ugulile impela hamba kahle qhawe" wrote Talent Zondi
"Rest in peace Bongani Mavuso #UkhoziFM current affairs will never be the same, as a journalism and media studies student you have always been my inspiration. Wasifundisa nokuzigqaja ngolimi lwethu" wrote Nomazulu Nommy
"We have lost Bongani Mavuso. He was just like you Aldrian. Listening to his current affairs shows made me fall in love with radio. He was always on the ball, always objective and always diligent. Continue to carry the torch Captain Sampear" wrote Lives Jackson
Although the details surrounding his death is still yet not confirmed. However, according to the Head of Current Affairs News Dumisani Ndimande, the Mavuso family have confirmed the untimely passing of this news anchor veteran. Bongani Mavuso was hospitalized just yesterday after falling ill, he then later passed away today. 

Rest in power Bongani Mavuso!

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