Umhlobo Wenene Mourns the Death Of Three Workers In One Month

Umhlobo Wenene is mourning the death of three of its members in the space of one month.

Popular isiXhosa station Umhlobo Wenene FM has reportedly lost its third member in the space of one month. The radio station took to social media and announced the passing of Nomampondo Noluthando Simayi, who died in a car accident while headed to the funeral ceremony of a colleague.

With the death of Simayi, Umhlobo Wenene radio station is now in mourning for three deaths in a space of one month. The station had previously lost two veteran presenters, Nomathamsanqa Rweqana and Sonwabo Yawa, who died earlier this month.

A statement shared by the SABC, Eastern Cape Business Manager, Loyiso Bala read,

“The latest news of the passing of our colleague has left a further void in our hearts as we were still mourning our two colleagues who we buried last week. Amid this sad news, we are left distraught, and we appeal to the listeners and fans to remain steadfast and offer support to the station by keeping the affected families in their thoughts and prayers during this trying time.”

BONA also reports that Nomampondo spent ten years at the station and was described as someone with exceptional abilities.

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