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Mourning Eddie Zondi - PHOTOS

DJ Eddie Zondi's home. Picture: Veli Nhlapo
DJ Eddie Zondi's home. Picture: Veli Nhlapo

Metro FM DJ Eddie Zondi died early on Monday after suffering a heart attack,

According to Metro FM spokesperson Happy Ngidi, Eddie Makhosonke Zondi was rushed to hospital in the early hours of the morning after complaining of chest pains.

Zondi, 47, was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital. He is survived by his wife, Phakamile Zondi.

Picture: Tsheko Kabasia

Zondi, who was born in Soweto, hosted The Romantic Repertoire on Sundays on Metro FM from 15:00-18:00.

Picture: Motlapele Tau

Eddie has released four compilation CDs titled Zondi's Romantic Ballads. Eddie has proven without a doubt that there are many ways to achieve a dream.

Eddie studied Speech and Drama at FUBA in Johannesburg.

Later he enrolled at the Wits University School of Broadcasting. Here he went through a six month course on radio with Koos Radebe, Metro FM’s first station Manager as one of his lecturers.

Through an inspired motivational talk, Eddie landed time on Metro FM as a weekend "on the field" sports presenter for the station.

Zondi's dream came true in 1999 when he was offered the 03:00 to 06:00 slot which he still has and truly loves.


Picture: Tshepo Kekana

He has a throng of morning people who appreciate what he does. He values them and acknowledges that in life we have to be consistent in order to keep our standards high.

Source: Metro FM