Umhlobo Wenene radio presenter Saba Mbixane dies

2015-02-26 15:42

Cape Town – Umhlobo Wenene radio presenter, Saba Mbixane, passed away on Thursday following a motorbike accident earlier this month, according to several reports.

The Herald PE broke the news on Twitter:

The Daily Sun also confirmed the news and said the DJ died at the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha.

The SATMA Awards also posted the following on their Facebook page in honour of the late DJ:

Mbixane comes from Mandileni in the former Transkei and has been presenting a African traditional music show for 29 years. He has six South African Traditional Music Awards (SATMAS) to his name. He started his career on Radio Transkei in the early 1980s.

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