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.
— Phil Mphela (@PhilMphela) July 10, 2019
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.