Mkabayi from Isibaya set to join Uzalo

Thembi Nyandeni is definitely one of the most famous South African actresses, she has a celebrated acting career that has been going for over 40 years.

Thembi can be remembered from one of her roles from the famous SABC 1 drama series Zone 14, she took on the role of Seline Khumba since the year of 2005.





She has also had a starring role in the Mzansi Magic telenovela which is popular within the whole South Africa, the telenovela later was turned into a Soap opera, Isibaya.


The 8th season of Uzalo will feature a variety of bew faces, including a new rival family, the Magwazas. The Magwazas will be lead by the matriarch Njinji, who is portrayed by Thembi Nyandeni.

Njinji is a wolf in sheep’s clothing and has no remorse, she has compelling power that will shake the whole community of KwaMashu. Within her army, Njinji has Simon Nsimbi, who is portrayed by Ronald Mkhwanazi.