Many hearts have been been left broken as the death of Lindiwe Ndlovu aka Sponono has been  confirmed.

Lynne Higgins of Gaenor Artiste Management, confirmed to TshisaLIVE on Monday evening that Veteran Lindiwe Ndlovu has dies. She died at the age of 45.

Lindiwe is said to have died in her sleep on the morning of January 11 due to health complications, but it has not been confirmed if her death is related to Covid.

“It’s been a very difficult day. She passed this morning. She had medical issues, high blood pressure and so on. She apparently had trouble breathing and passed away in her sleep. I do not know if her death was related to Covid,” she said.

Lynne showed so much pain as she explained how close Lindiwe was to her heart and she will not forget her smile.


“She was just the happiest when she was smiling. She lit up the room with her smile.”


Lindiwe’s career started more than a decade ago when she had a role of Qondi in Mazinyo Dot Q. She soon became the talk in all home of Mzansi when she graced the screen as the Malawian maid Buseje on SABC1’s Ses’Top La.

She also landed many memorable roles in productions such as Stokvel, Soul City, Scandal!, Isidingo and Home Affairs.

Recently her fans have been  celebrating her acting skills when she brought the role of Sharon to life on Mzansi Magic’s Lockdown, produced by Mandla N.

Last year in September, she scored a role on Mzansi Magic’s isiZulu series Ifalakhe.


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