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Moja Love donates R200 000 to Vinolia 'V-Mash' Mashego's family

2020-04-09 11:11
Vinolia Mashego
Vinolia Mashego (Photo: Gallo)


Following the death of TV personality Vinolia Mashego - popularly known was V-Mash, Moja Love has donated R200 000 to her family. 

V-Mash died on Tuesday at the age of 56. Speaking to DRUM Vinolia's father, Collin Mashego confirmed that she died in her sleep and was found in her Mamelodi home. 

The actress and TV presenter is best known for her role as Hilda Letlalo in Generations and for hosting Jam Alley from 1994 to 2001.

After taking a lengthy break from the entertainment industry, she made her return to TV when she joined Mzansi Magic Music show PLS Call Me in 2014.

Most recently the veteran TV host joined Moja Love's Bheka S'Kubambile. At the time of her death, she had already filmed nine episodes.

In a statement, the channel said that it would donate R200 000 to the Mashego family to "ease the pain" of burying the "talented presenter."

According to the statement, R50 000 would go towards the burial arrangements and R150 000 toward the "upkeep of her children."

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