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#RIPMenziNgubane: Mzansi mourns the death of legendary actor Menzi Ngubane

Menzi Ngubane

Mzansi is in mourning after the death of veteran actor Menzi Ngubane, with social media flooding with tributes on Saturday evening.

A family member, who did not want to be named, confirmed Ngubane’s death to to the publication on Saturday. He said the family was in shock and would soon release a statement.

Details around the death are unknown.

A social media account bearing Ngubane’s name also shared his picture and a brief caption that read, “A giant has fallen”.

The star was rushed to hospital in 2012 with organ failure. He underwent a kidney transplant in 2014.

The starlit up screens for several decades, starring in popular SABC1 soapie Generations as Sbusiso Dhlomo, and most recently as Judas in Isibaya.

Menzi’s death sent shockwaves across the country and led to an outpouring of emotion on social media.

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela, EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Thapelo Mokoena, and Master KG were among those who paid tribute to the star.

In other news – Actor Menzi Ngubane has died

Legendary actor Menzi Ngubane (56) has passed on. His passing was confirmed by the Ngubane family in a statement that said the talented actor, best known for playing the role of Sbusiso Dhlomo on SABC 1’s biggest soapie Generations succumbed to a stroke at home.

Menzi Ngubane

The award-winning actor had been battling with a kidney problem for several years. In 2015 he was admitted at Charlotte Maxeke hospital where a successful kidney transplant was performed. Learn More