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.
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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.