Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana who played Sis’ Ouma on the popular SABC1 soapie, has died. Sumaya Mogola, the production’s publicist, revealed to SurgeZirc SA on Monday that the 59-year-old actress lost the battle earlier in the day.
The official Skeem Saam Twitter profile made a statement. “What a painful loss this is to us. We love you and we will miss you dearly. Rest In Peace Nokuzola (Sis’ Ouma) Mlengana. May her family accept our warmest condolences and we send thoughts of peace and courage their way,” they wrote.
What a painful loss this is to us.💔
We love you and we will miss you dearly.
Rest In Peace NOKUZOLA (Sis Ouma) MLENGANA.
May her family accept our warmest condolences and we send thoughts of peace and courage their way.🕊️ pic.twitter.com/TuHr9LJClR
— OFFICIAL Skeem Saam 9 (@SkeemSaam3) July 12, 2021
Nokuzola was well known for her portrayal of Sis’ Ouma, the nosy matron of Gauteng University (and later Turf University), who was constantly trying to keep law and order while also keeping up with the newest gossip.
Despite the fact that she initially upset most soap lovers, she grew to become a fan favourite as her character progressed. Fans have paid respect to beloved Sis Ouma on social media.
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