Soweto TV viewers are reeling in sadness.
The founder of the popular community TV station, Thapelo Thafeng, has died.

He died in a car accident while driving home on Thursday, 25 November.

According to his niece Faith Jiyane, his car collided with another vehicle from oncoming traffic and two other people lost their lives.

Speaking to Daily Sun, Faith said they were still in shock and were struggling to come to terms with Tshepo’s death.


Tshepo was described as calm, kind and caring person.

According to Faith, Soweto TV will be hosting a memorial service tomorrow, Wednesday 1 December.

The funeral will take place on Friday, 3 December at Salvation Army Church in White City, Soweto.

Since the news of his death, messages of condolences have been pouring in.