The family of veteran actress, Nomhle Nkonyeni, has confirmed her passing in Port Elizabeth after a short illness. She was 75.
Nkonyeni was recently awarded with the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver by President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of the legendary actress Nomhle Nkonyeni may her soul rest in eternal peace. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/QxXaXCjGJl
— SABC1 (@Official_SABC1) July 10, 2019
Nkonyeni has been in the industry for more than 50 years and has appeared in numerous television productions including Mzansi, Igazi, Tsha-Tsha and the 2007 mini-series, Society.
The Nkonyeni family says it will release an official statement shortly.
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