January 13, 2021

Mzansi Mourn Death of Lindiwe Ndlovu

The death of SAFTA-award winning actress, Lindiwe Ndlovu, has sent the South African film and television industry into mourning, with many local celebrities and fans taking to social media to celebrate her life.

The 44-years-old veteran actress died in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg during the early hours of Monday, 11 January.

Further details surrounding the cause of Ndlovu’s passing are yet to be released, although her agent, Lynne Higgins, confirmed that the actress had health complications. 

Heartfelt tributes flooded social media as friends and colleagues took to different platforms to express their shock at Ndlovu’s untimely death.

Actress Florence Masebe, wrote: “A fine master of her craft. An excellent actor. This loss is immense. Siyabonga. Lala ngoxolo, Sisi. #RIPLindiweNdlovu [sic].” 

Film icon, Menzi Ngubane, reflected on the influence that Ndlovu had on people around her: “My heart is heavy. Her smile would light up the space around her and she always had a positive impact on everyone. Rest in peace, Sis Lindiwe [sic].” 

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