Entertainers that passed on in 2017

Entertainers that passed on in 2017

Dec 28, 2017, 11:14 PM

Generations studio to be renamed The Joe Mafela Studio

The news of someone's passing can never be easy, especially when that particular person touched many lives with their presence.

We remember some of the entertainers that left us 

Gunman
Twitter

Gunman passed away in June after committing suicide

Joe Mafela

Joe Mafela
Instagram

The legendary actor passed away in a car accident in the month of March.

Mandla Hlatshwayo

Mandla Hltatshwayo
Twitter

Former Generations actor & Jozi FM DJ - Mandla Hlatshwayo passed away in May after being gunned down at a pub in Soweto.

Ray Phiri

Ray Phiri
Facebook

Legendary singer - Ray Phiri also left us this year in July after succumbing to his battle with lung cancer.

Dumi Masilela

dumi masilela
Instagram/@Dumi_masilela

His death was probably one of the most shocking entertainment news of 2017. Dumi passed away in August after being gunned down during a hijacking attempt a few months after getting married to the love of his life - Simphiwe Ngema.

Tsekeleke

Kwaito singer, Tsekeleke also passed on in August a day before Dumi's death.

Robbie Malinga

Robbie Malinga
Instagram/@RobbieMalinga

And just when we thought that the year was going to end on a happy note, we learned of the passing of Robbie Malinga.

In a recent press conference, Malinga's family confirmed that the cause of his death was due to him being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

May their souls rest in peace.

Main Image Credit: Twitter/@GenerationsTheLegacy

Written by

Zee Dladla

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