The last time viewers saw veteran actress Mary Twala, it was at the wedding of her son Somizi Mhlongo, Today she is being laid to rest

The funeral is being live-streamed on Thursday morning 9 July. Twala, 80, died peacefully on Saturday four July at Parklane Private Hospital in Johannesburg.


Details regarding the cause of death have not been announced, however, we all remember the last time she used to be on our TV monitors on Somizi’s Wedding. Twala shared a very emotional second with him the place it used to be pretty evident that she was now not searching well. Somizi mentioned she had had a heart assault a week earlier than and she could not walk him down the aisle.

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Despite her age, Twala had nevertheless been working and her today’s venture It’s now not a Death, it’s a Resurrection premiered before this year.

As quickly as the media persona established the information of his mother’s passing on social media, a wave of tribute message got here flooding in to bid her farewell. The help was not only for the truth that Twala was his mom however additionally because she also had a strong reputation of her own.


Mama Twala had been in the amusement enterprise for a whopping 60 years. Although she may have not have been as much in the public eye as her flamboyant son, we will remember her for her roles in the many television shows and movies that she starred in like Sarafina, Yizo Yizo and endless others. Probably her most memorable look was once for her chilling function in Ubizo: The Calling. Many children born in the 1990s are still haunted through her charming scenes.

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These indicate have additionally helped her clinch awards such as a South African Film and Television Award (Safta) (2015), and an Africa Movie Academy Award (2011). President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2019 bestowed her with the highest honor in the land, the Order of Ikhamanga.

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Somizi Mhlongo with his mother Mary Twala and his fiancee Mohale Motaung during the 2019 National Orders Awards on April 25, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo: Gallo Images/Frennie Shivambu)


Most of the messages of support sent love to Somizi and his family, however his most immediate family member, husband Mohale Motaung, received backlash when he requested prayers at.

There were nasty comments, dragging him and questioning his position in his relationship with Somizi.

Source: thesouthafrican

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