Veteran actress Nomhle Nkonyeni has died at the age of 77. According to The Herald, the actress’ nephew, Vusi Manapha, confirmed the news that Nomhle died on Wednesday morning at 4:30am.
This comes after the Nomhle received the National Order of Ikhamanga for her contribution to the performing arts. in April. In 2016, she was honoured with a lifetime achievement at the South African Film and Television Awards.
Nomhle is popularly known for her theatre and television roles on shows such as Tsha Tsha, Gaz Lam, and her most recent role on Scandal! on e.tv.
Tributes pour in following Nomhle Nkonyeni’s death. May her soul rest in eternal peace.
R.I.P Sisi Hlehle womntu wonke kweliBhayi….
May God be with the family #NomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/kunBiThPFE
— Asiphe Mdingi (@mdira_e) July 10, 2019
Just heard the news of the passing of uMama Mfethu, uMam’ Nomhle Nkonyeni R.I.P Legend #NomhleNkonyeni
— Lopsy (@Ndilu_Lonwabo) July 10, 2019
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Rest in Peace to the Legendary Mam Nomhle Nkonyeni
If you don’t know her uMama ka Vengence you too young #NomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/1CD0j41o15
— MADLUDLU (@Your_StepMother) July 10, 2019
RIP gogo Nomhle Nkonyeni https://t.co/YL2BEUD65V
— Pumeza Ngubo (@Pumeza04320430) July 10, 2019
She passed away after receiving her Order #RIPNomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/NllrEzE8gj
— OfentseTheOne (@OfentseTheOne) July 10, 2019
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#RIPNomhleNkonyeni thank you for all the beautiful work that you have done.. May you rest in eternal peace pic.twitter.com/IsI4PKTHfu
— Mabena (@iiam_Ndo) July 10, 2019
A doyen in the acting industry Nomhle Nkonyeni is no more. May her soul rest in eternal peace. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni.
— Xolani Mamkeli (@XolaniMamkeli) July 10, 2019
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