Baxolise Matyila (Photo: SABC)
Cape Town - Radio host Baxolise Matyila, affectionately known as "Buck," has died.
His last tweet was on 13 December, stating that he had been "in hospital for about a week" and that he was unhappy with the level of service he had received.
Matyila did not reveal the name of the hospital or the exact reason for being admitted.
"Buck" worked as a broadcaster for more than 11 years. During this time, he hosted several primetime shows at the station which included a specialty hip hop show, the breakfast show and the afternoon drive show.
According to the press statement, a memorial service will take place on Thursday, and the broadcaster will be laid to rest on Saturday.