Uzalo is looking to shake things up with new characters joining the soapie and others exiting.
Veteran actor Jet Novuka was announced as the hit telenovela’s newest addition. Jet will be playing Captain Yamkela Mpambani who is a fierce and no-nonsense taking cop. Criminals in KwaMashu will be given a hard time by the new Sheriff in town who is said to be stout.
The show has been in the spotlight for the past few weeks after they have let go of some of their beloved characters Thulani Shange and Sizwe Khumbuza. It is alleged that the two have been shown the door.
Making her return, Nomcebo Gumede who plays the troublesome Mumsy, is said to shake things up.
In a statement Uzalo said they will be bringing in familiar faces to their storyline to shake things up.
“True to form, every season brings on fresh faces to deliver exciting twists, as well as reintroduces familiar faces to shake things up,” read a statement.
Creative Director for Uzalo Brenda Mukwevho welcomed Jet to the Uzalo family, said, “We’re excited about Sir Jet Novuka joining the Uzalo family and Nomcebo Gumede returning to the family. We have some great plot twists coming up and cannot wait for audiences to see what the cast will deliver!” they wrote.
Nombulelo Mhlongo will also be departing from the show.
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