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Remembering Xolani Gwala

2019-11-01 15:31
Xolani Gwala
Xolani Gwala (Photo: Gallo)

Cape Town - Veteran radio personality Xolani Gwala has died.

He succumbed to cancer at the age of 44 on Friday, after making his diagnosis public in 2017. 

News of the veteran broadcaster's death made headlines across the country.

Here are five articles you might have missed:

1. Veteran radio presenter Xolani Gwala dies

Family spokesperson Matsi Modise confirmed the tragic news on Radio 702 on Friday.

(READ THE FULL STORY HERE)

2. South Africa reacts to the death of radio presenter Xolani Gwala

As the news of his death spread, his fans, colleagues from the SABC and 702, and more paid tribute to him on social media.

(READ THE FULL STORY HERE)

3. Peggy Sue Khumalo pens letter after Xolani Gwala's death: 'We were hopeful and always knew the gravity of the situation'

Xolani's wife, Peggy Sue Khumalo wrote a heartfelt letter to South Africans following the death of her husband. 

(READ THE FULL STORY HERE

4. LISTEN: 702 pays tribute to Xolani Gwala

702 shared a touching tribute to Xolani Gwala on Friday, highlighting some of the radio presenters greatest moments on air.  

(READ THE STORY HERE)

5. A look at Xolani Gwala's career in photos

Xolani worked as a broadcast journalist for over 20 years. To remember his life, we looked at his career with 7 photos. From 702's studios to his days on SABC1.

(READ THE FULL STORY HERE)

(Compiled by Graye Morkel)