Tributes are pouring in for television personality, Vinolia Mashego.  V- Mash, as Mashego was affectionately known, died on Friday at the age of 56. Several of her colleagues and friends announced her death on social media.


The cause of the death is still unknown but she is said to have passed on in her sleep.

Mashego is famously known for presenting the music show, Jam Alley, in the 90s. She has also graced television screens with roles on various shows, including Generations and Isibaya.

Her most recent gig was Bheka Sikubambile on Moja Love.

The Department of Arts and Culture has described Mashego as a pioneer of the television industry .

Mashego is being remembered for her bubbly personality and energy both on and off the screen.