South Africa’s top TV presenter Simba Mhere dies in car crash

February 4, 2015 7:55 am

Popular South African TV presenter (pictured above) died on
Saturday January 31st in a deadly car crash in Johannesburg while on his
way to the airport. The striking 31 year old presenter of Top Billing
(he won the Top Billing
Presenter search in 2010), originally from and moved to
Johannesburg when he was a year old, was killed when another car hit his
in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was with a friend and his
dad in the car. Only his father survived the crashed

His manager said of the gentle giant “He was going places. He
was the most amazing human being. Gentle, kind and loving, honest,
hardworking. He was the most extraordinary person. I
saw him on Thursday. And I always used to kiss him on the neck and
always used to love it and shake.”

The driver that crashed into his car has been charged with negligent
driving and culpable homicide. Mhere worked as a voice-over artist &
hosted some of ’s most prestigious events. SABC says
Simba’s memorial service and funeral
will both be streamed live on SABC ’ and SABC3’s YouTube channel.
May his soul rest in peace….amen.

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