The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has also paid tribute to the late veteran radio and television sports commentator Cebo Manyaapelo.

He died at a Mafikeng hospital on Wednesday after a long illness. He was well-known for his great Setswana commentary during soccer games.

Sanef Secretary-General Reggy Moalusi says as the forum, they are saddened by his passing.

“A Sanef we are very saddened with the loss of Cebo Manyaapelo. He was a radio veteran. He was one of us and we are quite saddened. We pass our commensurations to the family, to friends and to media colleagues and we say a moya wa gagwe o robale ka kagiso! (May his soul rest in peace!). And our prayers are indeed and our support is indeed with the family.”