Mzansi has taken to social media to mourn the life and talent of young Matwetwe star, Sibusiso Khwinana, after it was confirmed he was stabbed to death on Friday night.
The young star and a friend were allegedly attacked over a cellphone.
SAPS spokesperson Captain Mavelo Masondo confirmed that a 25-year-old man had been fatally stabbed at around 11 pm on Friday night in Pretoria.
“It is alleged that the deceased and his friend were at the corner of Pretorius and Steve Biko Streets when the deceased was accosted by the suspect, who demanded his cellphone. As they were wrestling for the cellphone, the deceased was allegedly stabbed with a sharp object on the upper body. He was certified dead on the scene,” Masondo said.
Heartfelt tributes from all over South Africa have dominated timelines as the murder sends shockwaves across the country.
Directed by comedian Kagiso Lediga and co-produced by DJ Black Coffee, the film has received critical acclaim for its ability to deal with topics like drugs, murder and poverty in a comedy.
It tells the story of two young men from Attridgeville who are finding their way in life together as best friends and gained extra attention because of the use of pitori slang in the flick.
— Vuyolwethu Ngcukana (@vuyomse) March 2, 2019
— NINA NO CHILL (@THATninahastie) March 2, 2019
What a loss!!!!
How long will it take for us to realize we have a crime problem as country,how many people must die before we do something.Who must we trust to protect us and our Families,who must we vote for?#ripsbu pic.twitter.com/461PvICnZt
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) March 2, 2019
So hurt💔💔😭😭… It was just yesterday when @Official_TUT first year students were so excited to find him sitting outside the cinema room after watching their movie, such a calm and humble soul. Rest in peace Sibusiso Khwinana. Pretoria I'm so disappointed 😭😭#MATWETWE pic.twitter.com/NH346wqO1k
— Merriam 👑 (@MerriamMashishi) March 2, 2019
— Tulip🌷 (@cloudiankoatse) March 2, 2019
— gladwin olebogeng (@olebogeng_91) March 2, 2019
It's enough guys!!!
— Thomas Goreseb (@GoresebThomas) March 2, 2019