Read more: One of SABC8 journalists found dead in flat Child actor Thando Mhlontlo gained acclaim at at early age for roles on TV such as Scandal!
and Is'thunzi and in the films i Bhokhwe and The Wound.
In 1992 Mabele become one of the first black women in South Africa to publicly disclose her HIV status.Controversial gospel star Lundi Tyamara died in the early hours of Friday morning, 27 January 2017, after a long struggle with stomach TB and liver complications. Read more: I will honour my housing promise to Ontlametse - Zuma Ronnie Mamoepa (pictured left), Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, passed way on 22 July. Mamoepa was a respected civil servant, former political prisoner and member of the Gauteng provincial legislature.Read more: Gospel singer Lundi Tyamara dies Christopher Kubheka was a South African actor best known for his role as Bazooka Khumba in the SABC1 drama series Zone 14 and Gunman in Yizo Yizo. Read more: Gunman committed suicide Ontlametse Phalatse (pictured here with her mother at her 16th birthday) suffered from Progeria, a disease that makes the body age rapidly. Read more: Presidency mourns loss of Ronnie Mamoepa iet Byleveld died on 24 May after a short battle with cancer.Read more: Prudence Mabele was a radical who led the struggle for openness about HIV Former Generations actor and DJ, Mandla Hlatshwayo, was killed in Pimville, Soweto during a robbery at a pub.(Pictured here on July 10, 2009 in Johannesburg) Read more: Close friend talks about Mandla Hlatshwayo's final moments Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC) stalwart, freedom fighter and former Tshwane Metropolitan municipality councillor, Phillip Ata Kgosana died on April 19, 2017.He led 30,000 Africans into Capetown in a passive demonstration against the pass laws in Langa in the 60s.(Source e NCA)Read more: Errol Dyers, Cape guitar legend, dies aged 65 Nick Durandt, 53, a top South African boxing trainer died in a motorbike accident near Clarens in the Free State on 21 April, 2017.(Pictured) Conrad Cornelissen, a friend and Crusader, lights a candle in front of Nick Durandt’s Ink tattoo parlour in Norwood, where a small shrine set up for his deceased friend on April 24, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.(*Source: za) Related: South Africa's Super Cop - The top cases Piet Byleveld helped crack Suna Venter, one of the SABC8 and a senior current affairs producer at radio station RSG, was found dead at her flat in Fairlands on the morning of 29 June 2017.Venter, 32, was diagnosed with a cardiac condition known as Broken Heart Syndrome, believed to be brought on by stress.He was one of the most successful South African Police Service Detectives.Byleveld is renowned for his 100% success rate* with serial murders and solved some of South Africa's most famous crime investigations.