How did Sinoxolo Gcilitshana die? English Home Language teacher cause of death explained

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana died on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at the age of 27. Let’s see how did the English Home Language teacher die and Sinoxolo Gcilitshana cause of death in detail.

How did Sinoxolo Gcilitshana die? 

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana passed away at the age of 27 on November 29. Gcilitshana was a famous English Home Language Teacher at Pretoria’s Eersterus Secondary School.

Sinoxolo had a Bachelor of Education Education from the University of the Free State and a Bachelor of Education Honours with a major in History Education from the University of Cape Town. Gcilitshana received recognition for his work in transforming Africa and was also a Young African Leadership Institute alumnus.

His death’s circumstances are unclear. People like Professor Jonathan Jansen, Mamokgethi Phakeng, vice chancellor of UCT, and the former president of the UFS SRC have posted statements on their Facebook pages.

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana cause of death:

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana from the University of Cape Town, South Africa passed away. Gcilitshana’s death devastated Mamokgethi Phakeng, vice chancellor of the University of Cape Town. Mamokgethi posted her sorrowful news of the young man’s passing on Twitter. People online joined her and offered comforting words. 

“I am deeply saddened by the untimely, tragic and violent death of Sinoxolo – a bright and passionate young man whose dream was to become a VC Go well Sino; I was looking forward to witness you achieving your dreams, I am sorry that your life was cut short but I pray that you…”, said, Mamokgethi.

Sinoxolo Gcilitshana cause of death was not revealed yet. Medico topics have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received. We will update the page once enough information is available. More information on Sinoxolo Gcilitshana cause of death will be added soon.

Who was Sinoxolo Gcilitshana?

Sinoxolo was born on December 11, 1994, in Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape. He obtained an Honours degree in Education at the University of Cape Town. Sinoxolo grew up in Khayelitsha, an unincorporated community. During his matric year, he earned the fourth-highest mark in the area of History. 

Sinoxolo demonstrated remarkable leadership skills while earning a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of the Free State in 2017. He was chosen to serve as the Prime (student leader) of his 180-student residence in 2015, then in 2016, he was elected to serve as the College Prime (over 1000 students in 6 residences). At his dorm, Sinoxolo started a library that now regularly receives donations from Jonathan Ball.

He graduated from the University Of South Africa School Of Business Leadership with a Young African Leaders Initiative Civic Leadership degree. Professor Sinoxolo Gcilitshana was Deputy Vice Chancellor: Teaching and Learning at the University of Cape Town. He was an extraordinary teacher with the verve and enthusiasm. His work ethics and his command of the English language were appreciated by everyone.

Tributes to Sinoxolo Gcilitshana 

Yours truly tweeted,

Before he was appointed Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand, Professor Sinoxolo Gcilitshana was Deputy Vice Chancellor: Teaching and Learning at the University of Cape Town. He is blessed with two gorgeous and stunning daughters.

SugarRay tweeted

I didn’t know Sinoxolo Gcilitshana, but have seen his posts on Prof Jansen’s Facebook page – what a loss!!! My deepest condolences to everyone that knew him.

nathi tweeted,

This country has once again robbed us of the budding academic that is sinoxolo gcilitshana. His commitment to the education for the black child is left void. usizimele sino. sonzakele. usishiya singambethe. phumla vice chancellor, you gave academia your best.

Wretched of The Earth tweeted,

House Tswelopele and Khayalami Alumni have lost two of their greatest products in a space of 3 months. Continue to rest well Shimi Molete Chaka. Rest well Sinoxolo Gcilitshana.

Sir Mo tweeted,

You will forever be in our hearts Sinoxolo Gcilitshana @S_Gcilitshana. You left us with so many memories to cherish….. It is with heavy heart and sadness that i write these three words “Rest In Peace” against your name… Ke utlwile bohloko Sino 

Dr Mahlatse Mothiba tweeted,

You were bigger than life itself and anyone who knew you or has crossed paths with you would attest to this A Life well lived. You will be greatly missed @S_Gcilitshana


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