Tragic Loss: Phalaphala FM Mourns the Untimely Passing of Renowned News Presenter Rofhiwa Rampfumedzi
In a solemn and heartfelt announcement released today, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) extends its deepest condolences to the grieving family of the late Rofhiwa Rampfumedzi, a distinguished news presenter at Phalaphala FM. His unexpected demise on Sunday, January 7, 2024, has cast a shadow over the broadcasting community, leaving a profound impact on his family, friends, dedicated supporters, and colleagues.
A Vibrant Presence Silenced: Rofhiwa’s Journey at Phalaphala FM
Rofhiwa, celebrated for his dynamic on-air persona and substantial contributions, was hospitalized after a brief illness, leading to his untimely passing. Medical professionals confirmed his demise on the same day, intensifying the grief felt by those who held him dear.
From Music Compiler to Iconic Voice: Rofhiwa’s Legacy at Phalaphala FM
Within the Phalaphala FM domain, Rofhiwa played a pivotal role as a music compiler and the familiar voice behind the popular sports show “Zwa Mitambo,” airing Monday to Friday from 19h00 to 20h00. His engaging personality and insightful commentary were instrumental in the success of the show, earning him a dedicated and appreciative fan base.
Social Media Mourns: A Platform for Collective Grief
The news of Rofhiwa’s passing reverberated across social media platforms, transforming them into poignant spaces for the collective expression of grief and condolences. James, expressing his sorrow, shared, “This is heart-breaking. Rest easy Rofhi.” Similarly, Raganya conveyed sentiments of disbelief, stating, “I still can’t believe it!”
A Void in Broadcasting: Rofhiwa’s Departure Echoes Beyond the Airwaves
Rofhiwa Rampfumedzi’s premature departure has not only left a void within the broadcasting community but has also deeply touched the hearts of those who admired and respected his work. His legacy, marked by invaluable contributions to Phalaphala FM, will undoubtedly linger in the memories of listeners and resonate within the hearts of his colleagues, signifying a somber moment in the annals of South African broadcasting.