In case you missed it, it was reported this morning that veteran actress Nomhle Nkonyeni has passed away at the age of 77, according to the Herald Live.
It was also revealed that Nomhle was in hospital since last week. The cause of her death has not yet been revealed. Since the news broke, tributes have been pouring in from celebrities and fans of her work.
The ‘People’ team would like to take this opportunity to extend our condolences to her family and close friends. Here’re some of the tributes from celebs that have come in.
— Prof Thuli Madonsela (@ThuliMadonsela3) July 10, 2019
— Terry Pheto (@TerryPheto) July 10, 2019
Robala ka kagiso Mama Nomhle. Thank you for your amazing performances on IGAZI and contribution to the industry at large. Your work will live on. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni
— UNCLE SHO (@Shona_Ferguson) July 10, 2019
In receiving the tragic news of the passing of Veteran Actress Nomhle Nkonyeni, I am reminded of her dedication & dream to leave a legacy. Though we mourn this loss, we have no doubt in our hearts that she fulfilled this dream & her legacy will live on forever. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/hWBJJvUZNV
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) July 10, 2019