Celebrity Deaths In 2019

May their souls rest in peace.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:48 PM  | Xolani Gwala 

A year hardly goes by without a soul making its way back to the maker. The year 2019 was no different as saddening news of passing of a number of well-known personalities dominated the scene.

Whenever a loved one gets admitted to hospital, we are left with hopeful thoughts. Unfortunately, our hopeful thoughts and wishes can't save them from a natural and eventual exit on earth.

A round up for media personalities that passed on this year are:

1. Xolani Gwala

The veteran broadcaster passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was buried at his home town - Mpendle.

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2. Andile Gumbi.

The former Isibaya actor died all the way in Israel after suffering a heart attack. He is survived by his wife and children.

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3 Mandla Maseko.

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4. Neyi Zimu.

The towering gospel giant recently passed away after battling with a rare skin disease called mycosis fungoides.

5. Johnny Clegg

Legendary musician, Johnny Clegg also passed away this year. Reportedly, he died after a three year long battle with pancreatic cancer at age 66. He died peacefully at his home.

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6. Phil Masinga

When 2019 had just begun, South Africans woke up to news that former Bafana Bafana player, Phil Masinga passed away after a long illness. He was 49.



7. Thami Shobede
The 31-year-old former Idols runner-up reportedly passed at Kalafong Hospital in Pretoria in September after collapsingcollapsingn  stage.

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