Popular South African actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa has ben been shot dead at her family home in Evander, Mpumalanga in South Africa.
The actress, popularly known for her starring role as Khanya in the SABC 1 drama series Ikani, got shot after she waded into a heated argument her older brother has with two men at their family home.
The argument got violent as one of the men grabbed his friend’s gun and shot the actress.
The two men immediately fled the scene as Mdeliswa was quickly airlifted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria where she died on Saturday September 5.
Her family in a statement confirmed her death adding that:
“Her condition was critical but stable. She passed on in the morning of September 6th.
“The circumstances surrounding her death are still under investigation by SAPS.”
“The brutality which was inflicted on our daughter us left us deeply hurt. This is another incidence of violence against women,” the statement read in part.
The police in a statement confirmed that the owner of the hub has been identified, however no suspects arrested yet.
“We are currently investigating the incident but have not arrested anyone. Yesterday, we brought the owner of the gun to book and we were advised to get the person who pulled the trigger,” the police said.
The police urged anyone with information to approach the Evander Police Station or any police station around.
Onyeka Chiemelie unveils new film
Renowned Writer, Actor and Entreprenuer Onyeka Chiemelie, Chief Executive Officer of Kizzy Service Hub an online media hub has unveiled his new motion picture work titled ‘Life As I See It’.
The project which has been long teased by his media team finally made it to the big screen after it was premiered during the late hours of Monday, 21st of September.
The short film which was a collective effort of his media team and a few upcoming but spectacular actors is 31 minutes long.
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The Drama, Biography genred movie talks about a boy who details his mother’s last days on earth before her death. He revels in the moments before her death and in the days before her penultimate ending, the experiences, her associations and other events that immensely contributed to the literary expertise of the movie.
Life As I See It was shot with wide angle-close up scale scenes and on full 1080p resolution cameras. The director and producers put in a lot of work in the project to make a detailed portrayal while dishing out quality concepts and contents for the viewers to immerse themselves in while following the whole story on a personal level.
Onyeka Chiemelie who spoke about the project talked about how personal it was to him. He also dedicated the flick to his late mother and her impact in his life.
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BBNaija 2020: ‘I’m a nobody’ – Laycon reacts as he gets to final
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Laycon has reacted to his emergencies as a finalist of season 5.
Laycon escaped eviction on Sunday and secured a spot in the finale alongside Dorathy, Vee, Nengi and Neo.
After Sunday night live eviction, Laycon speaking to housemates, expressed shock that he was still in the house.
According to him, he is a nobody and an artiste who was struggling in Lagos but now a finalist.
Laycon said: “Who am I to have made it this far.
“I’m just one artiste in Lagos that got rejected during my IT days even with my CV.
“I’m a nobody but I’m in the finale. Thank God.”
One of the five finalists in the Lockdown house will emerge winner of the BBNaija season 5 and go home with grand prize worth N85m next Sunday.
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