Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa indicates passing of Actor Akhumzi Jezile, with several sources indicating singer Siyasanga Kobese and actor Thobani Mseleni, were among five who died in car accident.
The names of the other victims of the crash and more details surrounding the incident is still to be confirmed.
Tributes pour in
We're saddened to hear the news of the tragic and sudden passing of multitalented actor, producer, TV & radio presenter, Akhumzi Jezile. We'll miss his exhilarating energy, passion & appreciation of Africa culture, which inspired him to learn most of our languages. #RIPAkhumzi pic.twitter.com/RdL0rcuGA4
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) April 28, 2018
We will miss you. Your laugh, your talent and your love for those who loved you was a beauty to observe. I'm still not saying goodbye until you pick up your phone to tell me you are really gone. 😢Akhumzi pic.twitter.com/xVSq2Z5dV6
— Portia Gumede (@portiagumedesa) April 28, 2018
UPDATE: Information I am getting is that Akhumzi Jezile, Thobani Mseleni and Siyasanga Kobese including 2 other people lost their lives in a car accident.
The 2 other names have not been confirmed yet. pic.twitter.com/EZz34zTsAm
— Phil Mphela (@PhilMphela) April 28, 2018