The local entertainment industry, is mourning the loss of another talent thespian who passed in less than a month, following the untimely death of larger-than-life veteran TV presenter V-Mash, who died 2 weeks ago and Skeem Saam actor Charles Maja.
Sipho Madlokovu Ngema, who was famous for portraying numerous characters on Mzansi Wethu’s drama series, has apparently passed on after an illness.
Details around the cause of his death are still sketchy at the moment, but various industry colleagues have flooded social media with messages of condolence since the news broke out. They have paid their tribute to the TV star, who won the hearts of many with his phenomenal acting skills.
Actor and director Jabulani Mthembu confirmed the news of his passing in a post on Facebook and said he was at his place yesterday. In a post, he said the star will be buried on Wednesday, but the family will release the details soon.
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