SABC 1’s Skeem Saam has confirmed the passing of actress, Nokuzola Mlengana, who played the beloved character, Sis Ouma.
Nokuzola Mlengana

Skeem Saam took to Twitter on Monday, 12 July 2021, to confirm the passing of actress, Nokuzola Mlengana. Mlengana portrayed the beloved character of the feisty security guard at the local university, Sis Ouma. The news of her passing was shared as news of Lesego Semenya’s untimely passing also began to make rounds on social media.

While Semenya’s cause of death was confirmed as COVID-19-related complications, the cause of Mlengana’s death has not been officially confirmed yet. Moreover, news of her passing marked a continued growing vacuum, in light of the several seasoned and veteran actors that have passed during the pandemic.

Mlengana passed away shortly before she turned 60 years old on Tuesday, 28 September 2021. The post shared by Skeem Saam read, “We love you and we will miss you dearly. Rest In Peace Nokuzola (Sis Ouma) Mlengana.” Adding, “May her family accept our warmest condolences and we send thoughts of peace and courage their way.”

See the post below.