‘Uzalo’ confirms Wiseman Mncube, Nkanyiso Mchunu’s departures

IOL reports that Umkhokha: The Curse star Nkanyiso Mchunu and Shaka Ilembe actor Wiseman Mncube have left the SABC1 soapie, Uzalo.

The publication adds that Stained Glass Production have thanked the actors for their contribution to the show in a statement:





“We’ve had the privilege of witnessing Wiseman Mncube and Nkanyiso Mchunu’s incredible journey on Uzalo.

“Their commitment to their craft, their ability to breathe life into their characters, and the chemistry they brought to the screen have enriched our show in ways words can’t express,” said series producer King David Mukwevho.”

Mzansi Magic has confirmed that Mncube and Mchunu have secured roles on My Brother’s Keeper, which will replace the award-winning telenovela Gomora.

The Uzalo actors Wiseman Mncube and Nkanyiso Mchunu are joined by Generations: The Legacy star Zola Nombona, The Estate star S’dumo Mtshali, Smoke and Mirrors star Lindani Nkosi, Uzalo star Nelisa Mchunu and Scandal! star Rosemary Zimu.

Shirley Adonisi, director of local entertainment channels at M-Net revealed in a statement to TshisaLIVE:

“We have always offered our viewers the best in local entertainment in a variety of genres, and with the upcoming premiere of My Brother’s Keeper, we’re pleased to bring another well-written and expertly produced series to our DStv Compact viewers.”

“Telenovelas are a much-loved genre, and we look forward to growing our impressive and versatile content slate with a show that is sure to keep us all intrigued and entertained.”

My Brother’s Keeper will premiere on Monday, 23 October at 19:30.