This comes after the Nomhle received the National Order of Ikhamanga for her contribution to the performing arts. in April. In 2016, she was honoured with a lifetime achievement at the South African Film and Television Awards.
Nomhle is popularly known for her theatre and television roles on shows such as Tsha Tsha, Gaz Lam, and her most recent role on Scandal! on e.tv.
Tributes pour in following Nomhle Nkonyeni’s death. May her soul rest in eternal peace.
R.I.P Sisi Hlehle womntu wonke kweliBhayi….
— Asiphe Mdingi (@mdira_e) July 10, 2019
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Just heard the news of the passing of uMama Mfethu, uMam’ Nomhle Nkonyeni 💔 R.I.P Legend #NomhleNkonyeni
— Lopsy (@Ndilu_Lonwabo) July 10, 2019
Rest in Peace to the Legendary Mam Nomhle Nkonyeni ❤️❤️❤️
— MADLUDLU (@Your_StepMother) July 10, 2019
In receiving the tragic news of the passing of Veteran Actress Nomhle Nkonyeni, I am reminded of her dedication & dream to leave a legacy. Though we mourn this loss, we have no doubt in our hearts that she fulfilled this dream & her legacy will live on forever. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni pic.twitter.com/hWBJJvUZNV
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) July 10, 2019
💔 RIP gogo Nomhle Nkonyeni💔 https://t.co/YL2BEUD65V
— Pumeza Ngubo (@Pumeza04320430) July 10, 2019
— OfentseTheOne (@OfentseTheOne) July 10, 2019
— Mabena❤️ (@iiam_Ndo) July 10, 2019
A doyen in the acting industry Nomhle Nkonyeni is no more. May her soul rest in eternal peace. #RIPNomhleNkonyeni.
— Xolani Mamkeli (@XolaniMamkeli) July 10, 2019