South Africa has lost another actor, Mncedisi Shabangu has passed away at the age of 53. The actor is best known as Khulekani on drama series Rhythm City.

In 2020 he won a SAFTA for Best Supporting Actor for playing the role of Khulekani. Details surrounding his passing are still not yet known.

Memorial and funeral services arrangements will be announced in due course. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Below is is the statement about his death, it reads as follows.


“It is with great sadness that the Shabangu family informs you of the sudden passing of Mncedisi Baldwin Shabangu.

He passed on in the early hours of this morning (24/07/2022).

The family appreciates all messages of condolences and requests privacy at this difficult time.

Memorial and funeral arrangements will be announced soon.”