Veteran actor, Joe Mafela dies in crash

Joe Mafela. PHOTO: Afternoon Express
Joe Mafela. PHOTO: Afternoon Express

TRIBUTES are pouring in for veteran TV star, Joe Mafela. The 75-year-old, who was one of South Africa’s most well-known faces in acting and music, was involved in a fatal car crash on Saturday night.

According to reports the accident occurred at about 10pm on the M1 North between the Oxford and Houghton Road off-ramps in Johannesburg. It’s believed a bakkie collided with Mafela’s vehicle. When paramedics arrived on scene there was nothing they could do and Mafela was declared deceased.

In 2005 Joe Mafela received a lifetime management theater achievement award. He had a storied career in theater, film and TV.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the passing of Mafela:

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