The Funeral Service of the late Akhumzi Jezile, long-time YOTV presenter, and producer; Fan Base presenter and Live Amp series producer will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Rhema Church in Randburg.
Jezile died in a car crash. He was 29. Thobani Mseleni, and former Joyous Celebration singer Siyasanga Kobese were among the people who also died in the car accident.
Details of the Funeral Service are as follows:
Date: Saturday, 5 May 2018
Venue: Rhema Bible Church, Han Schoeman Street, Randburg
The procession will thereafter depart from the church for The West Park Cemetery and back.
Akhumzi started his career in broadcasting industry at SABC a very young age.
He presented one of South Africa’s most loved programme for children, Yo-TV on SABC 1.
Akhumuzi’s passion’s for the arts saw him expanding his craft and getting into acting and producing various programmes.
Akhumuzi’s work includes acting on the popular, Khululeka Siyavota, an educational drama which focused on issues around voter education and democracy. He also featured on Tempy Pusha on SABC 1 where he scooped the South African Film & Television Award (SAFTA) for best supporting actor in a TV Drama for his role as Ngulube.
At the time of his death, Akhumuzi was a Producer for Live Amp series on SABC 1.
The SABC proud to have been associated with Akhumuzi throughout the years.
He practically grew up and spent his entire life on SABC television.
The SABC said it would like to extend its gratitude to the Jezile family for allowing him to be part of the great men and women who have dedicated their lives to using their time to keep South African educated and informed through their talent. He will be deeply missed.