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Akhumzi Jezile passed away in a car accident


Akhumzi Jezile passed away in a car accident

Sad news for SA entertainment industry! TV/Radio personality – Akhumzi Jezile has passed away.
After reports surfaced, Lindelani Mkhize confirmed that Akhumzi was killed in a car accident.

Joyous Celebration founder Lindelani Mkhize has confirmed to TshisaLIVE that three well-known personalities were killed in the car accident that claimed the lives of five people, including former YoTV presenter, Akhumzi Jezile.

Mkhize said Jezile was on his way to attend his grandmother’s funeral and it’s believed the two other personalities were in the car to get a lift to visit family for the long weekend.



Entertainment commentator, Phil Mphela confirms that other people who got killed in the accident include Thobani Mseleni (actor) and Siyasanga Kobese (Actress and singer).

Akhumzi is known for his presenting role on YoTV and produced for SABC 1 music show – Live Amp and also did radio work at Umhlobo Wenene.

Personalities and industry insiders expressed their sadness about his passing:

Nathi Mthethwa
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

Sibusio Leope (DJ Sbu)
The good die young. Rest in Peace fellow South Africans. You had so much to live for. Yet your precious lives were taken away so soon. May your souls rest in eternal peace. #RIPAkhumzi

Minnie Dlamini
My heart just broke 💔 #RIPAKHUMZI Life can be so unkind 😭 But heaven couldn’t wait… yoh hhayi 💔

RIP AKHUMZI 💔 … One of the hardest working dudes in the industry. Always went the extra mile, he was really passionate about what he did. He really cared. Deepest Condolences to his friends and family.

Tbo Touch
What a loss, we worked together at Urban Brew studios. Very passionate and hardworking soul. #RipAkhumzi and to the family, we are praying for you

Da L.E.S
Akhumzi was very passionate about entertainment it was so admirable to watch. It seemed like he was passionate about everyone. He’ll definitely be missed and remembered. To his family and friends my condolences goes out to y’all.








source: timeslive


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