The Ranakas Lose Beloved Cousin: "I Still Can't Believe You Are Gone"

The Ranakas Lose Beloved Cousin: "I Still Can't Believe You Are Gone"

- The Ranakas have announced that they've lost their 37-year-old cousin, Kagiso Ranaka

- Actress Manaka Ranaka shared that their loved one passed away on 19 May but did not share details of his death

- The reality TV stars' fans took to the Manakas' comment section to comfort the family in their time of grieving

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The Ranakas have sadly lost one of their loved ones. The reality TV stars announced the sad news on social media on Wednesday, 26 May.

Talented Generations: The Legacy actress Manaka Ranaka took to Instagram and shared that their lost their cousin, Kagiso Ranaka, on 19 May. She still can't believe he is gone.

The Ranakas Lose Loved One: "I Still Can't Believe You Are Gone"
Manaka and Dineo Ranaka has lost their loved one. Image: @manakaranaka, @dienoranaka
Source: Instagram

Kagiso died at the age of 37. He was born on 5 September, 1984, according to Manaka. The actress shared snaps of their cousin on her timeline. Dineo Ranaka's sister captioned her post:

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"Oh, cuz but why??? I still can't believe you are gone! Robala ka kgotso ngwana ko gae."

The Ranakas' peers in the entertainment industry and fans took to Manaka's comment section and sent their condolences to her and her family. Check out some of the comments below:

Winnie Ntshaba said:

"So sorry for your loss. May God’s peace and comfort be upon you in this time."

Lerato Mvelase commented:


ntombee_1 said:

"Deepest condolences sisi."

go_fredrick wrote:

"My condolences sis, RIP brother."

thriving_forward_ commented:

"Condolences to the Ranaka family."

kkontrol7 said:

"Truly sorry for your loss sisi wam, may the good Lord strengthen you and your family."

kholo_rams_mangale added:

"May his soul rest in peace. Condolences to you and your family."

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In other news, Briefly News reported that former Isibaya actor Abdul Khoza has reacted to veteran thespian Menzi Ngubane's posthumous South African Film and Television Awards win. The star penned an emotional tribute to his mentor after he bagged the SAFTA trophy for Best Actor in a Telenovela this past Saturday.

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The late legendary star died on March 13 after suffering a stroke at the age of 56. Menzi, who appeared on shows such as Generations, Yizo Yizo and Heist, was nominated for the last TV role he played, which was Judas Ngwenya on Isibaya.

Abdul took to Instagram recently and penned a touching tribute to Ngamla. He said he cried tears of joy after the historic moment. wrote:

“I have never posted since I lost you @menzingubanesa & many will never understand what you meant to me. But I finally cried tears of joy when I finally witnessed your flowers on this year's Saftas."

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