Tributes pour in for legendary DJ Saba Mbixane

DJ Saba Mbixane

HE arrived for his first day of work at Radio Transkei on a motorcyle. Yesterday, 30 years later, popular Umhlobo Wenene DJ Saba Mbixane succumbed to his injuries after crashing his bike three weeks ago outside Mthatha.

He had been in a critical condition in Mthatha’s Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital since the crash outside Mount Frere on February 9.

Tributes poured in yesterday for the 54-year-old from friends, family, politicians and fans as news of his death spread.

Family spokesman Sdima Mbixane said they had been told of Mbixane’s death when they went to the hospital to visit him.

-Yoliswa Sobuwa and Sikho Ntshobane

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