On Wednesday, radio presenter Redi Tlhabi took to social media to share an update on Xolani Gwala's health.
In 2017, Gwala shocked fans when he announced he would be taking a break from broadcasting to focus on his fight against colon cancer, which Briefly.co.za learned was already in an advanced stage.
TimesLIVE reported the radio host said the cancer came as shock to him as well, adding he was not ready to die.
South Africans have since his announcement supported him during the difficult times, and Tlhabi's update on his health was welcomed by tweeps.
"I saw Gwala recently. He is his usual self. Previous op went VERY well. But remember it's not a sprint but an ultramarathon..there are a few more steps ahead. But I promise you...Xolani is exceeding all expectations. My darling friend is still standing. That IS significant", she captioned her post.
Tweeps responded to her post by wishing Gwala only the best and other thanked her for sharing how he was doing.
"Thank you for updating us now and again about his progress we appreciate that", one tweeps added.
Pippa Green wrote, "I was just thinking about him this morning and wondering how @gwalax was. Thanks for the update and wishing him all the best."
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