Nomzamo Mbatha remembers Joe Mafela

Joe Mafela (Photo: Gallo Images)
Joe Mafela (Photo: Gallo Images)

Johannesburg – The tributes continue to pour in for late TV star Joe Mafela after news of the actor’s sudden death spread on Sunday morning.

Speaking to The Juice, Metro police spokesperson, Edna Mamonyane, said Mafela died following a car accident on the M1 North in Johannesburg. 

Taking to Instagram to remember Joe, Nomzamo Mbatha reminisced about her time with the star, sharing a message she posted on his birthday two years ago. 

“An absolute privilege and the highest honour. Eternally. #RIPJoeMafela the truest meaning of a legend. SA’s original King of Comedy!!!” Nomzamo wrote. 

Take a look her post here:


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