Why ‘Shaka Ilembe’ actor Wiseman Mncube left ‘Uzalo’

Award-winning actor Wiseman Mncube, who’s populalrly known for his role as Nkunzi’s (Msiza Masoja) son Sibonelo has exited Uzalo.

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Entertainment commentator @TvblogbyMLU has revealed that the actor Wiseman Mncube, who plays Sibonelo on SABC1’s soapie Uzalo has officially resigned from the show and joined My Brother’s Keeper.




“Wiseman Mncube who plays Sibonelo on the number one leading show in Mzansi #Uzalo has officially resigned from the show. Mncube has then joined a new telenovela on DStv Mzansi magic that will replace #Gomoramzansi,” tweeted the commentator.

Mzansi Magic reported on Thursday, 31 August on their Twitter account My Brother’s Keeper will replace the award-winning Gomora.

IOL confirms that Mncube has scored the leading role of Nqubeko, a headstrong and overambitious son of a mistress who is tired of being side-lined by his father.

The multi-award-winning telenovela Gomora will come to an end in its fourth season.

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The Uzalo actor Wiseman Ncube, who recently starred in Mandoza in his biopics star keeps on rising also portrayed the character of King Zwide in Shaka Ilembe and Mqhele in The Wife.

The star-studded cast of My Brother’s Keeper also includes Generations: The Legacy star Zola Nombona, The Estate star S’dumo Mtshali, Smoke and Mirrors star Lindani Nkosi, Uzalo star Nelisa Mchunu, Umkhokha: The Curse star Nkanyiso 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.