Double blow for Mzansi as cultural icons Mary Twala and Welcome Msomi pass on

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ICON: Mary Twala (80) passed away on Saturday after a long illness Instagram
ICON: Mary Twala (80) passed away on Saturday after a long illness Instagram
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“I did not only lose a best friend, but I have also lost a sister and confidante. Mary [Twala] was everything to me. She has left a void in my life. I feel like a part of me is dead.”

These are the moving words of veteran actress Mary Twala’s best friend, Lillian Dube, on Saturday, following the news of her passing. Twala was 80.

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