The SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) has issued the following
statement pertaining to the sudden death of 46-year-old Morning Live presenter Vuyo
Mbuli on 18 May in Bloemfontein. The statement reads: “We have learnt with great
sadness and shock about the sudden passing of one of our own, Vuyo Mbuli.
“Mr Mbuli was a seasoned and renowned radio and television broadcaster with the
service broadcaster, presenting on SAFM and Morning Live respectively. He was one of
the first presenters on Morning Live, when it began to broadcast in November 1999
he maintained his position until his untimely death. This speaks volumes of the love
that the public had for him and the great talent and skill he possessed through his
presenting and knowledge base.
“The SABC will always remember him for his dedication and loyalty not only to his job,
but to the South African public at large through his engaging and though-provoking
“He will be sorely missed.
"On behalf of the SABC board, management and staff, our deepest and heartfelt
condolences go out to his family and friends, during this difficult time.
“The public will fondly remember him for his catch phrase ‘Sharp-Sharp’.”