Zim Actress Anne Nhira's Brother Opens up About His Sister's Death

Zim Actress Anne Nhira's Brother Opens up About His Sister's Death

- Zimbabwean Anne Nhira's death details have been revealed by her brother Juan Nhira

- Anne succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday following a brutal attack during an armed robbery in Johannesburg

- Anne became popular in Mzansi when she got exotic dancer Zodwa Wabantu banned from performing in Zimbabwe

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A Zimbabwean actress who got Zodwa Wabantu banned from performing in her country has passed away.

Anne Nhira succumbed to the injuries she sustained during a violent robbery in Johannesburg, Bedfordview. The late popular star was at a prayer mountain when she was accosted by armed robbers last Monday. She died on Wednesday after telling her family what had happened.

Anne, who was also a radio presenter, was famous in Mzansi for her cameo role in Zabalaza. She portrayed the role of an illegal immigrant working as a hairdresser. She also appeared in the 2016 movie Mutual Friends.

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TimesLIVE reports that Anne single-handedly lobbied her government of Zimbabwe to block the exotic dancer from performing at the Harare International Carnival in 2017.

Zim Actress Anne Nhira's Details of Death Revealed by Her Brother
Zim actress Anne Nhira's death details have been revealed by her brother. Image: @annenhira
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In a statement, Anne's brother Juan Nhira said the media personality sustained injuries on her chest area, ribcage and back. According to iHarare, Juan added that they are now hoping to find surveillance videos from the area as they have not been able to find any witnesses to the incident.

In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Sonia Mbele is the latest Mzansi celeb to react to the passing of legendary actor Menzi Ngubane.

Menzi's fans and peers in the entertainment industry have continued to share their heartfelt tributes and messages of condolences to the family and friends of the late veteran actor since his death on Saturday night.

Sonia, who was Menzi's onscreen wife during their days at the now-defunct Generations, took to Twitter late on Sunday, 14 March to share with her fans that she's still processing Menzi's sudden passing. The actress, who played the character of Ntombi in Generations, wrote:

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"I’ve been quiet because I’ve been processing. I’m still battling! Ours was a love story crafted in television land, and you’ll forever remain Ntombi’s soulmate."

Sonia's fans took to her comment section to comfort her since she was close to Ngamla and they had worked for many years together on the soapie. A fan @man_brothers said:

"Out of all the women he had performed with, this was his perfect match-up in every way. This was the perfect picture of a family. Ntombi will forever remain the perfect woman for Sibusiso/Ngamla. NB: We have still not forgiven Mfundi Vundla for firing Christie too."

@lunga213 wrote:

"Man! Menzi was passionate in all the roles he played. He'll forever be a legend to me."

@9teenApril commented:

"Reading this gave me goosebumps coz I believed you guys were really dating at one point, sis."

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Source: Briefly News

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