A legend and a veteran actress in the performing arts industry Nomhle Nkonyeni has died.
According to Dispatch Live, the actress has been hospitalised since Friday. Nkonyeni’s nephew confirmed the actress’ passing in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Earlier this year Nkonyeni received the National order of Ikhamanga in Silver, the highest awards that South Africa bestows, through the President of the Republic, upon citizens and members of the international community who have contributed meaningfully towards making the country a free, democratic and successful nation, united in its diversity.
Pictures of Nkonyeni are circulating on social media as tribute pours for actress.