Sicelo ‘Seekay’ Buthelezi joins Skeem Saam

Renowned South African actor Sicelo Buthelezi, widely recognized for his compelling portrayal of Teddy in Mzansi Magic’s hit series “Gomora,” is set to make a remarkable entrance into the world of “Skeem Saam.” Buthelezi, a recipient of numerous accolades for his stellar performances, is poised to take on the role of Tobias (Toby) Maswahla in the beloved soap opera.Toby, a character brimming with youthful energy and a penchant for mischief, finds himself at a crossroads after facing expulsion from his university in Johannesburg due to some tumultuous incidents. Forced to relocate to Turfloop, Toby embarks on a journey of redemption as he enrolls at Turfloop University and seeks to carve out a new path for himself. However, his attempts to stay out of trouble are thwarted as he finds himself entangled in a web of unexpected challenges and misadventures.





Expressing his excitement about joining the “Skeem Saam” family, Buthelezi shares, “Being part of the Skeem Saam universe has been an incredible experience. While it presents a different dynamic, it still feels like home to me. I’m thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to delve into this new role and explore the complexities of Toby’s character.”

Fans eagerly anticipate Buthelezi’s debut on April 2, 2024, as they brace themselves for the arrival of Toby and the captivating narrative he is poised to bring to the screen.In a temporary casting shake-up, accomplished actress Florence Masebe steps into the shoes of Harriet Manamela to portray the character of Meikie Maputla in the popular series “Skeem Saam.” Masebe’s tenure will extend until the culmination of the current season, offering viewers a seamless transition in the portrayal of this beloved character.

The decision to enlist Masebe’s talents arises from the necessity to accommodate Harriet Manamela’s extended sick leave, ensuring continuity in the storyline while allowing ample time for her recuperation. Manamela’s final appearance for the season is scheduled to air on April 5, 2024, marking a temporary farewell to her character, Meikie Maputla.

As fans bid adieu to Manamela’s portrayal, they eagerly anticipate Masebe’s interpretation of Meikie, anticipating how she will imbue the character with her unique flair and presence. With Masebe’s seasoned expertise, viewers can expect a seamless transition and captivating performances as the storyline unfolds in the coming episodes.