Muvhango actor, Samson Ramabulana, will be laid to rest on Saturday

Muvhango actor, Samson Ramabulana, will be laid to rest on Saturday

- Muvhango actor, Samson Ramabulana, died at a hospital in Limpopo on Monday

- His son confirmed that he became ill after he suffered injuries from an accident he was involved in June last year

- Ramabulana will be laid to rest at the local Shayandima cemetery on Saturday, 21 September

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Mzansi actor and businessman, Samson Ramabulana, will be laid to rest on Saturday, 21 September.

The Muvhango actor who played the part of Nenzhelele in the SABC 2 soapie, died on Monday at a Netcare hospital in Polokwane, Limpopo.

According to the Daily Sun, the actor’s son, Lusani Ramabulana, confirmed that his father had succumbed to injuries he had suffered from a car accident last year.

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Ramabulana will be buried at the local Shayandima cemetery on Saturday, with the service expected to commence at 6am.

The 68-year-old actor of Shayandima in Thohoyandou will be remembered for the many roles he played on radio and television dramas.

He was described as someone who loved education and one who always encouraged his children to take their education seriously.

Lusani said his father was everything to the family and community.

“He was a father in the family, a community builder who worked very hard and ensured that things happen. We will always remember and miss him,” said Lusani.

He also added that his father was involved in a car accident in June last year and had been in and out of hospital ever since.

Before taking up acting, Ramabulana was a teacher in the last 70s. He worked at many schools, including Tshilidini Special School where he rose to become a deputy principal.

He retired from teaching in 2016, and concentrated more on his businesses and went back to his passion of acting.

Ramabulana is survived by his wife, Eunice, children – Anza, Lufano, Lutendo, Lusani and Hulisani, as well as his grandchildren.

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Meanwhile, earlier today, reported that Thami Shobede's death shocked us all - the Idols SA runner-up passed away at the age of 31 after a sudden illness. reported that Thami collapsed while performing on stage at the weekend and we remembered the times he blew us away with his talent.

Thami's family, friends and fans gathered at the Assemblies of God to bid him farewell at the memorial in Sandton.

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