- Menzi Ngubane's memorial took place on Thursday, 18 March 2021 after his untimely passing
- Ngubane was honoured by many well-known names and as well as family and those closest to him
- Ngubane's memorial was beautiful and filled with heartfelt messages and stories of time spent with the late actor
Emotions were running high on Thursday, 18 March as veteran actor Menzi Ngubane's family and friends held a memorial service in his honour. Ngubane made a massive impact on the TV industry and had a memorial worthy of his outstanding work.
Many gathered at the Assemblies Of God Sandton Church to celebrate the life of the late actor. A moment of silence was held by the MCs of Ngubane's memorial in an honest and heartwarming tribute.
Ngubane had a series of death hoax's throughout his career and the most recent one reportedly upset him. According to Ayanda Borotho, Ngubane said his time to die was far off from that death hoax while his brother Bonny Ngubane stated the same in his memorial speech.
A report by TimeLIVE stated that Actress Sonia Mbele, Baby Cele, Sophie Lichaba and make-up artist Bongi Mlotshwa were in attendance while Patrick Shai, Thato Molamu and Abdul Khoza honoured Ngubane with heartfelt speeches.
EWN reported that Ngubane will be buried on Saturday, 20 March, in his hometown of Ladysmith in KZN.
Briefly.co.za had previously reported the Ngubane family suffered another loss after the late Menzi Ngubane’s father passed away. According to the Daily Sun, the family have confirmed that Baba Ngubane is no more.
According to the publication, the 90-year-old died just a few days after his son departed. Details of the elderly man’s death have not yet been released.
Menzi Ngubane had a close relationship with his father and had once posted that he had been celebrating the man’s 90th birthday.
The Fergusons were just two of the many people who took to social media recently to send their condolences to Menzi Ngubane's family.
The former Isibaya actor passed away on Saturday night, 13 March. Mzansi celebs and the star's fans have taken to different social media platforms to pay tribute to the star and to also comfort his loved ones as they mourn his loss.
The Queen's Connie Ferguson took to Instagram recently to share her reaction to Ngamla's sad passing. The media mogul wrote:
"Ngubs!!! This is too much! May God give Sike and the Ngubane family strength and courage to deal with this loss! You are in our prayers! I am seriously at a loss! #ripngubs. As legends never die, you live on in our hearts and your amazing library of work!"
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