Is Loyiso Sitsheke Dead?..
Information reaching our news desk has it that Xhosa Radio station Umhlobo Wenene presenter Loyiso Sitsheke has passed away. Loyiso Sitsheke died in the early hours of today from an undisclosed illness.
Before his death Loyiso Sitsheke worked as a sports presenter at Umhlobo Wenene FM.
Tributes are currently pouring in all over the social media following the sudden death of Loyiso Sitsheke.
Tweeps are devastated on hearing the death of the news anchor who died today.
Saddened to hear about the passing of Umhlobo Wenene sports Presenter Loyiso Sitsheke who didn’t wake up this morning….. Some might not be aware I used to moonlight produce his show on Umhlobo a few years ago. . RIP Ta Lloyd…. pic.twitter.com/idqWbaD4uZ
— Tracksuit (@ThabisoMosia) April 29, 2020
Veteran Umhlobo Wenene Fm sports anchor and news producer, Loyiso ‘Lloydism’ Sitsheke has passed away.
Rest in Peace Bra Lloyd. pic.twitter.com/bIBHkNvKY8
— PopPulse (@PopPulseSA) April 29, 2020
It’s with great shock and disbelief to hear of the passing of legendary sports broadcaster Bra Loyiso Sitsheke of Mhlobo Wenene FM💔.
— Olwethu Oosh (@EssOosh) April 29, 2020
Brief Biography Of Loyiso Sitsheke
Loyiso Sitsheke was born in Qumbu village in the Eastern Cape now based in Johannesburg ,Wilgeheuwel .West of Johannesburg.
He come from a family of five who most of them live in the Westen Cape , Khayamandi Township, Stellenbosch.
He worked at the SABC Mhlobo Wenene FM as a sports presenter(doing 5 minute long bulletins at 3h15 and 5h15pm, also presenting a One Hour sport –show Monday to Thursday and also working as a producer with Isixhosa News Desk One Oclock and evening bulletins on weekends.
He started off with Unitra Community Radio aka-UCR-FM in 1996, He did well in the auditions.
He once worked as library assistant at then University of Transkei now WSU, but before that he was working at the Campus Control Division.
The late Chris McCregor Dunga and Vido Makhaza (still Alive) where the people that inspired him a great deal with their sense of humour and creativity.