Award-winning Hollywood Actress Nondumiso Tembe mourns her baby Nelli Tembe


Award-winning Hollywood actress, singer-songwriter, and dancer Nondumiso Tembe has finally spoken out after her sister Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe jumped to her death from a 15 storey Cape Town hotel on Sunday morning.

It is believed she had been suffering from depression and had attempted to kill herself sometime last year but was stopped by the police.

Nellie (22) was married to South Africa’s hip hop star AKA and he had just come from paying lobola for her.


Nondumiso Tembe took to Instagram to express her grief over Nelli's death.

She also thanked all who had expressed support and comfort for her and her family.

“My baby,

Ngiphelelwe amazwi – Words fail me right now.

We will hold you in our hearts forever.

Lala kahle, mbali yethu

Thank you so much to everyone who has sent kind words of comfort for our family, ngiyathokoza kakhulu.”

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