Sonia Mbele has reacted to the passing of her former on-screen husband, Menzi Ngubane!ormer Generations actress
“I’ve been quiet because I’ve been processing I’m still battling! Ours was a love story crafted in television land, and you’ll forever remain Ntombi’s soulmate,” said Sonia Mbele.
Menzi Ngubane has died at the age of 56. His family has confirmed that the former Generations’ actor died at his home from a stroke.
“More heartbreaking news for our nation as we learn that actor Menzi Ngubane is no more and the same about Noxolo Maqashalala. Heartfelt condolences to their families, friends, colleagues, and loved ones,” said former Public Protector Prof. Thuli Mandonzela.
“Vaya sharp my Outie. No one came closer and none will ever come closer to your talent. Our birthday, 4th Sept will now serve as a painful reminder that a giant is no more. Wena my bro, O e’starring forever! ‘Starrings’ in movies don’t die. Lala ngoxolo,” said Gauteng’s MEC for Education and Youth Development, Panyaza Lesufi.
“Lala ngoxolo bhuti. Thank you for your amazing contributions to the arts. A performer par excellence. Thank you for the stories, memories and your life big brother. May your soul rest in eternal peace,” said DJ Sbu.
Menzi Ngubane is best known for his role as Sibusiso Dlomo, or Ngamla, on Generations.
According to TVSA, In 1987, Menzi Ngubane showcased his talent to South Africa in the local television series Kwa Khala Nyonini 1. The second series followed in 1988, making his character Cijimpi a household name.
Menzi Ngubane also starred in the television series uBambolwami, for which he received an Avanti Award nomination in the category Best Actor in a Drama.
In the past week, South Africa has lost about three prominent public figures such as the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, and Noxolo Maqashalala.
According to reports, actress Noxolo Maqashalala passed away at her Honeydew home and it is suspected that it’s been a week since she passed on when she was found.