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Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere killed in car accident

2015-01-31 12:31

Johannesburg - Television presenter Simbarashe "Simba" Mhere died in a car accident on his way to OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday, the SABC reported.

SABC's SAfm News reported that the Top Billing presenter was killed in the early hours of the morning.

Lorraine Maisel, from Mhere's publicity company, paid tribute to 31-year-old Mhere, Sapa reported.

"He was going places. I saw him on Thursday... Simba was a gentle, kind and loving person," Maisel told the broadcaster.

According to his profile on the Top Billing website, Mhere was born in Zimbabwe and moved to Johannesburg as a baby. He attended Randpark High School and studied at the University of Johannesburg. He won the Top Billing Presenter Search in 2010.

*Family, friends and Colleagues of Simba Mhere are invited to share their memories and tributes, and to light a candle for him, on his profile at

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