Mandla Hlatswayo’s Tragedy

The unexpected death of Mandla, the former Generations actor known for playing the role of Siphiwe Phosa on SABC1 soapie Generations and Jozi FM DJ,  has sadly shaken the country.

The SABC reported on Monday morning that Mandla Hlatshwayo was shot dead in Soweto on Sunday night. Police spokesperson Captain Hitler Mgwenya said two people were shot at a pub in Pimville on Sunday night, but could not divulge their names before next of kin were informed.

“It happened at 23:00. Four armed suspects entered the pub and robbed people there. The two victims who were shot were trying to assist the other people in the pub who were being robbed,” Mgwenya told News24.


Jozi FM CEO Mpho Mhlongo confirmed on Twitter that Hlatshwayo had been killed.

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