South African Seasoned journalist, Xolani Gwala died in the early hours of Friday. The media personality announced that he was diagnosed with colon cancer in September 2017.

He is mostly known as SABC`s news anchor. He was then hosting a show called Asikhulume `Let`s Talk` on SABC 1. A show where he tackled all current and political affairs. When he announced that he is diagnosed with cancer, he was working for Radio 702.

Gwala went to Israel where he took part in a clinical trial. He was an inspiration to a lot of other media personalities. A lot of people have learned from him and his hard journalism skills.

His followers showed very deep sadness with the news.