A bit of sad news for all Qondi fans on hit local show Isibaya. Jessica Nkosi has left the drama series that made her a household name. Jessica Nkosi has left Isibaya! Here’s why.

Asked why she left Isibaya, Jessica says she wants to focus on other projects but her departure from the show is only temporary.

“I needed some time off. I just want fans of the show to be a little understanding and allow me to do this. It’s just for a few months,” Jessica said.

“As much as you are lucky to be doing a soapie, it’s very demanding. That’s all you do because you are on a first-call basis. The show is on every day, meaning I have to work Monday to Friday, so I can’t explore other work,” she said on her decision to leave the show.