Veteran actor Nomhle Nkonyeni passes away



The legendary actress received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Legendary actor Nomhle Nkonyeni has passed on. Nkonyeni’s nephew, Vusi Manapha, confirmed to HeraldLive that she died at 4.30am on Wednesday after being in hospital since Friday.

The actress received the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver in April this year. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the South African Film and Television Awards in 2016. She featured in international movies such as Red Dust, Catch a Fire and Of Good Report, and locally in hit dramas such as Igazi, Tsha Tsha and Scandal.

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