Jozi FM’s Thembinkosi "Mangethe" Zwane, 43, passed away on Friday, January 11, after a long battle with diabetes.
Zwane, who was popularly known for serving longest at the Soweto based radio station, worked for Jozi FM for two decades.
Zwane, who was also a poet, co-presented a traditional music show "Izingi" on the local TV station, Soweto TV.
Jozi FM station manager, Mpho Mhlongo said Zwane was passionate about his culture and heritage.
“He (Zwane) was passionate about culture and heritage. He used his show to preach the importance of culture and heritage,” said Mhlongo.
Tributes continue to pour in following the death of one of the longest serving Jozi FM On Air presenter, Thembinkosi Mangethe Zwane. M.M pic.twitter.com/A2qmIhECzr— Jozi FM (@jozifm) January 14, 2019
May his soul rest in peace— Sarah Aphane (@AphaneSarah) January 12, 2019
May his soul rest in eternal peace— Monwekgape (@louisrantshu) January 12, 2019