- Sandile kaNqose, who was a sports anchor on eNCA passed away on Monday according to the news platform
- The sports anchor was an avid sports fan, who always shared memes and updates on his Twitter page
- Condolences poured in from the media industry as well as the entertainment industry to Sandile's family and colleagues
eNCA sports anchor Sandile Ngobese, better known as "kaNqose" has reportedly passed away. The news was confirmed on eNCA's Facebook page on Monday. Sandile was a huge sports fan and shared his passion without shame on social media.
His cause of death is currently unknown to the public. Tributes have been pouring in for the news anchor from current affairs followers as well as his colleagues.
SABC News journalist Flo Letoaba shared a tweet that praised Sandile as she said goodbye:
"My heart is broken in a million pieces, a former colleague, a phenomenal broadcaster, a real mensch, Sandile kaNqose, goodbye my brother, I will hold you in my heart always," she said.
SABC News broadcaster Thabiso Sithole also took the time to share his condolences:
"Heartfelt Condolences from the SABC News sports desk to the family & the sports desk headed by Vata Ngobeni. To eNCA on the passing of a colleague & respected broadcast rival, Sandile kaNqose."
Award-winning news anchor from NewzRoom Afrika, Xoli Mngambi sent a heartfelt message as well about Sandile's passing:
"This is devastating. A passionate and enthusiastic broadcaster is no more. Our on-air banter was always filled with fun and laughter. I cannot imagine the pain and heartache that his family is going through.Vata Ngobeni, strength to your team as well. Rest In Peace Sandile."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Rebecca Kotane, the widow of former ANC leader Moses Kotane passed away. The widow of former ANC leader and South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary-general Rebecca Kotane has passed away.
She passed away at her home in Soweto on Sunday evening. Rebecca Kotane was 108 years old at the time of her death. Ma Kotane was instrumental during the apartheid struggle in South Africa.
She was an activist and led a number of marches such as the 1956 women's march to the Union Buildings.
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