Veteran broadcaster Xolani Gwala has died

Radio personality Xolani Gwala had battled colon cancer.
Radio personality Xolani Gwala had battled colon cancer.
Image: Supplied/ 702

Seasoned radio personality Xolani Gwala has died, his family confirmed on 702 on Friday morning. 

Gwala had been battling colon cancer prior to his death.

The radio veteran announced in 2017 that he would be off-air as he fought the disease.

It was revealed by 702 station manager in July last year that Xolani was officially in remission and was recovering well.

He returned to the airwaves in August last year for a short time where he thanked his friends, family and fans for their supports.

Shocked fans flooded social media with tributes to the star on Friday morning.

Radio 702 host Xolani Gwala has died. His family confirmed the news to the station on November 1 2019. Gwala had been battling colon cancer. The radio veteran announced in 2017 that he would be off air as he fought the disease. In July 2018, Radio 702 revealed that Gwala was in remission and recovering well. He returned to the airwaves the following month for a short time, thanking friends, family and fans for their support. Shocked fans flooded social media with tributes to the star on 1 November 2019.

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