Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana (58) – who played the character of Sis Ouma on the popular soapie – has sadly passed away.
The news of her passing were announced on Skeem Saam's social media pages.
"What a painful loss this is to us," the statement said.
"We love you and we will miss you dearly. May her family accept our warmest condolences and we send thoughts of peace and courage their way."
The cause of her death has not yet been disclosed.
This comes just hours after South Africans were mourning popular chef and author, Lesego 'LesDaChef' Semenya, whose passing was announced earlier today.
May her soul rest in peace.