Tributes pour in for Skeem Saam actor Nokuzola Mlengana

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Nokuzola Mlengana
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  • Skeem Saam actor Nokuzola Mlengana has died. 
  • The 58-year-old portrayed the role of Sis Ouma on the SABC 1 soapie.
  • Skeem Saam publicist Sumaya Mogola confirmed reports on Tuesday. No other information surrounding her death has been released. 

Skeem Saam actor Nokuzola Mlengana has died at the age of 58.

The actor is known for portraying the role of Sis Ouma on the SABC 1 soapie. 

Speaking to Channel24, Skeem Saam publicist Sumaya Mogola confirmed that the actor died on Monday. A cause of death has not been made known. 

The official Skeem Saam Twitter account tweeted on Monday: "What a painful loss this is to us. We love you and we will miss you dearly. Rest In Peace NOKUZOLA (Sis Ouma) MLENGANA" 

In a previous interview speaking to the SABC about her character on Skeem Saam, Nokuzola said: "Sis Ouma and Nokuzola are very different. Nokuzola is someone who loves fashion and always wears the latest trending [clothes]. On the other hand, Sis Ouma is all about her wig and her uniform."

"She will be remembered for her professionalism and commitment to the craft," said a statement released by the SABC. 

Viewers of the show have taken to social media to pay tribute to the actor, who is remember as a talented actor and "wonderful soul".


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