Friends and colleagues of ex-Generations star Mandla Hlatshwayo have taken to social media to celebrate his life.
The actor and Jozi FM DJ was gunned down during a robbery at a pub in Pimville, Soweto on Sunday night. His death was confirmed by the CEO of Jozi FM, Mpho Mhlongo, yesterday morning.
Celebrities as well as fans and friends of Hlatshwayo have been devastated by his tragic passing.
Some of Hlatshwayo’s friends and co-workers have shared some precious moments they experienced with the slain star. Generations actors and Jozi FM DJs paid tribute to Hlatshwayo by posting heartfelt messages on social media.
— Phemelo Motene (@PhemeloMotene) May 15, 2017
— SophieNdaba Sophla (@Sophla_Ndaba) May 15, 2017
— #MoFayaAtPickNPay (@djsbu) May 15, 2017
My heart is utterly shattered. I woke up to the terrible news of the passing of a dear former colleague, friend and brother Mandla Hlatshwayo. He and I, together with former Mr South Africa Glen Fischer, presented a youth show on #SABC1 called #ElectricWorkshop back in day. He was a young DJ from Soweto Community Radio then. One of the most gentle souls I ever had the blessing of knowing. Our world is cruel. Kubuhlungu futhi kunzima ukwamukela. Lal’uphumule Mhayise, Deepest condolences to your loved ones. #RIPMandlaHlatshwayo
— Gail Nkoane Mabalane (@GailMabalane) May 15, 2017
Just hours before his passing, the DJ posted a video of himself at the Jozi FM studio on Facebook. Hlatshwayo was a DJ at Jozi FM for five years. He presented a weekend slot under the name DJ Mandla.
In the video, he is seen dancing to music being played on his radio slot. There is no question that he loved his job and life itself.
Check out the video of Mandla Hlatshwayo’s final happy moment below.
(Featured Image: Facebook)
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