Angie Diale Died: 57-year-old South African TV personality, HIV activist and health and relationship counsellor Angie Diale has passed away. She is popularly known as mama Angie, died on Dec. 23, 2021. However, her cause of death has not been announced.
Shirley Adonis, channel director of local entertainment, said they were saddened by Diale’s death.
“Mzansi Magic is saddened by the news of Angie Diale’s (Mam Angie) passing. She appeared on Mzansi Magic’s Please Step In for seven seasons in a social intervention programme which focused on assisting those in our society struggling with family relations and dynamics.”
According to a statement released by a family spokesperson, Angie died on Thursday following a short illness.
“She was complaining of shortness of breath and subsequently treated at Tshepo Temba Hospital yesterday and later transferred to Leratong Hospital where she sadly passed in the early hours of this morning.
Mam Angie was a celebrated HIV activist and health and relationship counsellor who shared her knowledge graciously with others and always encouraged forgiveness.
“The Mzansi Magic team sends heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and fans during this difficult time”, said Adonis.
Diale was passionate about communication among the youth, parents and communities. She facilitated It Takes Courage, a curriculum developed to help youth and adults identify their dreams and learn about healthy and unhealthy relationships using churches, schools and street corners to start dialogue.