Germiston Theatre renamed after slain actor Dumisani Masilela

Germiston Theatre renamed after slain actor Dumisani Masilela

- Dumisani Masilela was tragically murdered during an attempted robbery in August 2017

- The actor was, this week, honoured by having Germiston Theatre renamed after him

- The arts space is now called the Dumisani Masilela Theatre

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This week, slain Rhythm City actor Dumisani Masilela was honoured by the Ekurhuleni municipality.

Masilela was tragically killed in August 2017 during a botched hijacking.

He was only 29 years old when he died.

His widow, Simz Ngema, posted a touching message on her Instagram account regarding the honour.

“For as long as I live, Nations will know of your greatness,” she wrote.

Malisela's friend, Thato Mabaso, also posted a tribute to the star.

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Zola Hashatsi thanked the municipality for ensuring Masilela's legacy remains alive.

Masilela grew up in Germiston and, of course, loved the arts so this is a truly fitting tribute for the much-loved actor.

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