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Dineo Ranaka Admitted to Mental Clinic With Struggles with Depression

Renowned radio presenter and reality TV star, Dineo Ranaka, has recently checked into a mental clinic seeking help for her ongoing battle with depression. A close family friend confirmed the news on Monday, May 29. The popular host of Kaya 959 radio has been admitted into a mental wellness centre located in Pretoria, South Africa.

Dineo Ranaka-Image Source@Instagram
Dineo Ranaka-Image Source@Instagram

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The family source, who wished to remain anonymous, expressed their gratitude for the overwhelming support received by Dineo Ranaka. They mentioned that she deeply appreciates all the messages she has received but has not been able to respond individually. Despite the challenges, she is determined to fight through this difficult period. The family emphasized Dineo’s resilience, stating, “Dineo is a fighter, and everyone knows that.”

Dineo Ranaka on Emotional Struggles before getting into mental clinic

Recently, Dineo Ranaka publicly shared her personal struggle with depression, candidly admitting that she comprehends the desperation that leads some individuals to contemplate taking their own lives. She confessed that she has also experienced suicidal thoughts, making her battle all the more challenging. She lamented, “My mind is so loud of late… and I’m trying my best, but it seems my best is not enough.” Dineo Ranaka, a mother of three, finds solace in her children and her faith in God.

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Sizwe Dhlomo Takes Over Breakfast Slot

Dineo Ranaka and Sizwe Dlomo-Image Source@Briefly
Dineo Ranaka and Sizwe Dlomo-Image Source@Briefly

Following Dineo Ranaka’s distressing revelation, Kaya 959 made an official announcement regarding changes to their lineup. After her departure, Sizwe Dhlomo, the current afternoon drive host, will take over her breakfast slot. The radio station expressed their support for Dineo and wished her a successful healing process. Colleen Louw, a representative of Kaya 959, stated, “The Kaya 959 family is keeping Dineo in their hearts, and we wish her healing. We also ask for privacy as Dineo gets through this difficult time.”

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Dineo Ranaka’s Words of Encouragement

In 2022, Dineo Ranaka offered advice to those grappling with depression or sadness, encouraging them to seek support. She emphasized the importance of reaching out to trusted individuals, especially if one is employed and has supportive superiors. Dineo herself has delved deeper into understanding depression, recognizing that it is not merely sadness but rather the loss of vitality and enthusiasm for life. She shared, “Depression is the lack and the loss of vitality. Vitality is your enthusiasm for life and living, your excitement about life.”


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