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Vuyo Mbuli leaves legacy: Mokhobo

By Sapa | May 20, 2013 | COMMENTS [ 7 ]

SABC radio and television presenter Vuyo Mbuli has left a legacy for the country's youth, the public broadcaster's CEO Lulama Mokhobo said.

"He leaves a tremendous legacy and I think for the young people that have watched him and followed him..., this is a time for them to say 'I potentially could be the next Vuyo'..., somebody who is completely fearless," Mokhobo said in a Morning Live interview with Leanne Manas.

"He was somebody who was so dedicated and professional. It didn't matter what it was, if Vuyo had to do it, he did it with absolutely the best of his ability," Mokhobo said.

Manas broke down and cried on camera at the start of the programme on Monday.

The SABC reported that Mbuli, 46, collapsed while watching a rugby match between the Cheetahs and the Reds at the Free State Stadium on Saturday night.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to the Bloemfontein Mediclinic, where he later died.

Mokhobo said a memorial service would be held at the SABC on Wednesday, and that the Mbuli family had informed the broadcaster that his funeral would be held on Friday.

Details of the two events would be released later in the week.

 

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Manas broke down and cried on camera at the start of the programme on Monday
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Askies Leeann it will be so hard for you to present without him, u were good together, copresenting very well what a loss

Rest in peace Mr Mbuli, "shap shap"

May 20, 2013 9:8 | 0 replies

He was My Hero, My Morning News, I had my Last Jungle Oats watching Vuyo last friday

You supplied us with fresh news, even bad news you made us accept them with positive mind, you smiled at us , as we smiled back withought you noticing, you are my Hero, you brought the world to our homes, you broad smiles to our morning stresses, you desrve a Heros Funeral, if I say state funerals, I am afraid Ministers will come and sleep at your Funeral, hence a Heros funeral where all ordinary South Africans can be themselves, like you use to speak to us using all 11 + 12 un official langauge, you are my Hero, My morning News. I my langauge, I would call you Mmaditaba, but because you are a Gentleman, I will call you Rraditaba, I call on all South African to do something to remember this Hero, he was a Hero, bur ordinary, even when things were not going right for him personally as we read all sort of stories about him, his business and the wife, he still came to our homes with the smlie and the good news, Vuyo robala ka kgotso my Hero, maybe we should have your sending off at FNB Stadium, is that possible? I call on the powers that be to make this possible, we want to give him a heros funeral, yes ordinary citizen of our country, but My hero, your Hero, our Morning news,

Sharp, Sharp, my son leant this from you, even now in the morning as he leaves home to school, he got it from you, Now I say to you My Hero, Sharp Sharp, double dolly

May 20, 2013 11:6 | 0 replies

Your multi talent will be missed, I remember when Mr Davies launched the New Company Registrar website at Galaga Estate, when they launched Cipro wensite, you were the Master of the occation, you interpretended Comapnies laws, like a true lawyer, like someone working for the Registrar of Companies, you were given talent like no body else, I hope your genes are in your Boy and daughter, I hope they have learnt something from you, If I knew how to ask the Lord up there to raise you back to life for the sake of All South Africans, I would do so.
I have never seen someone so talented like you, so many business meetings you drove the Agenda like you worked for those companies, yes you prepared your work very well, something mant of us can not do, I have learnt to say Helo with a smile even things were bad, you taught me that, I have learnt to hide troubles of my heart infront of everyone, even though deep down i know is bad, got it from you, I have learnt to respect my peers, even those who behind my back said horrible things, got it from you, the last thing I can say is to say " The MTN sogn of the year By Sfiso says in sestho " Go lukile Ntate" Go well my Hero

May 20, 2013 11:24 | 0 replies

Last week I was interested in the weather as I was travelling to Limpopo, you said, " Next your weather with Andile Masuku" I can still see that smile and a return smile from Andile. To Andile I say Sorry My Sister, your loss, is our loss

May 20, 2013 11:27 | 0 replies

RIP my brother.

May 23, 2013 6:12 | 0 replies

anginamagama struuuuuuuuu lala ngoxolo mfo kaMbuli .

May 24, 2013 1:1 | 0 replies

To all those who were not touched by Vuyo's life it is OK, vele in this life one cannot expect to be liked / loved by everybody. They can say whatever they like (negatives) about him, but believe me you, you are nothing like him and you can never take that charisma away from Him even from his grave, To the Mbuli family we are with you in our thoughts, we all lost a Hero here anilahlekelwe nodwa , I started watching Morning Live from Tracy & Vuyo's days and never stopped...to Morning Live Team my condolences to you guys. Rest in peace my brother, RIP my Hero.

May 24, 2013 1:1 | 0 replies