VIDEO: South African celebrities who passed on in 2015

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eNCA looks back at the stars of movies, sport, television, music and politicians who we lost in 2015.

JOHANNESBURG - The 2015 year saw a number of well-known South African personalities from the worlds of sport, music, movies and media bid us farewell.

Here&39;s a look at local celebrities who we&39;ve been forced to say goodbye to in 2015.

 

John &39;Shoes&39; Moshoeu - (18 December 1965 – 21 April 2015)

South African soccer player who was part of the victorious South African team that won the 1996 African Cup of Nations.

 

 

Simba Mbhere - (29 October 1988 - 31 January 2015)

Former model and Top Billing presenter 

 

 

Collins Chabane - (15 April 1960 - 15 March 2015)

South African Minister of Public Service and Administration whowent into exile and joined the African National Congress underground military wing Umkhonto we Sizwe aged 17.

 

 

Nkululeko &39;Flabba&39; Habedi (17 October 1977 - 9 March 2015)

A South African hip hop musician and member of award-winning group Skwatta Kamp. He was born on 17 October in Orlando West in Soweto. 

 

 

Richard Henyekane - (28 September 1983 - 7 April 2015)

South African professional footballer who also represented the national team.

 

Ricardo Groeneward (23 July 1972 - 25 November 2015)

Cape Town musician died after being diagnosed lymphatic cancer.

 

 

Clive Rice - (23 July 1949 - 28 July 2015) 

South African international cricketer. An all-rounder, Rice ended his First Class cricket career with a batting average of 40.95 and a bowling average of 22.49

 

David Masondo - (1950 - 5 July 2015)

Lead singer of the award-winning maskandi group Soul Brothers

 

 

R Mashesha (Died on 7 August 2015)

Member of award-winning Kwaito group Big Nuz

 

 

Tshepo Ngwane - (21 July 1976 - 27 October 2015)

South African actor most famous for his role as Thiza on South African television drama series Yizo Yizo.

Cecil Lolo - (11 March 1988 - 25 October 2015)

South African professional footballer, who played as a defender and midfielder for Ajax Cape Town.

 

 

 

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