Siyabonga Zubane who plays as “Sdumo” on Gomora has died.
According to TshishaLive, the actor died on Saturday, the 7th of May.
Veteran actress Connie Chiume told the publication that the production company of the telenovela announced the passing of the 23-year-old.
“We are so devastated on why do we keep losing our young kids, our future leaders, talented people like this. What’s going on, especially in our industry? We don’t know what to say, what to do, something needs to be done.”
Tributes flood social media and many are heartbroken by the news of Siyabonga’s passing.
Sdumo? Not when I enjoy he’s acting on Gomora. Kanti uLife unjani na guys 😭😭💔 pic.twitter.com/4RAaGe32ZH
— Dr Zickie👑🏳️🌈 (@Zickiie_S) May 7, 2022
The cruel disease depression keeps on taking our talents in arts in 2022
1st it was Riky Rick, now it’s Siyabonga Zubane from Gomora better known as Sdumo on Gomora,💔💔💔💔😭🕊️ Rest Easy brothers pic.twitter.com/Pe54T1RhWc
— The-General ✌🏾 (@SihleGeneral10) May 7, 2022
— The Lord Of The Wings @Arsenal Biggest fan 🏐⚾ (@lisa_maliee) May 7, 2022
Sending love and light to the family of Siyabonga Zubane best known for his role as Sdumo in Gomora. 🕯❤️🕊
May his soul rest in eternal peace 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/M2YBSOacHe
— Sheldon Cameron (@sheldon_cameron) May 7, 2022
My heart is broken beyond measure, my brother and former colleague in the TUT Performing Arts Dance Major who danced and choreographed with so much soul and love. Siya we miss you. #Sdumo #GomoraMzansi Rest In Peaceful Peace😓🤍 pic.twitter.com/NKoJPr0KEf
— BusisiweM (@thatbutterfly1) May 7, 2022