The family of popular South African doctor and former Kaya FM presenter DJ Sindi van Zyl announced her death on Saturday. TimesLive reports that Van Zyl gained popularity through her activism and talk shows, the most recent of which was Sidebar with Sindi, during which she discussed everything from mental health to sexuality. She was also a long-standing columnist for Bona magazine, writing a column titled “Dear Dr Sindi”, and was also well known for her use of social media to raise awareness about HIV-related issues, as well as her Twitter thread on the health implications of abusing headache tablets.