Veteran radio personality Xolani Gwala has died at the age of 44 after succumbing to a lengthy battle with cancer.
The family confirmed the news on Friday on 702 that the legend has passed away
As the nation morns the legends passing, it is said that In September 2017, Xolani confirmed that he had been diagnosed with colon cancer during an interview on 702.
According to Channel 24 after being off air for a few months, the popular personality managed to combat the disease, returning to the airwaves in August of 2018, and during an on-air interview with Azania Mosaka, said he was doing “very, very good.”
Originating from the small town of Impendle outside of Pietermaritzburg, Xolani had more than two decades of experience in broadcasting. His experience in the industry includes working as a reporter, news anchor, producer, talk show host and current affairs presenter and spans across radio and television.
May his soul leave on as the family stays strong during these difficult times