In Pictures and Videos: South African soapie actors and their political parties
In Mzansi and the world, celebrities have kept their political affiliations under wraps as they don’t want to risk it all when something goes south.
However, in the mix of things, some have openly shown off their political parties through participation in star rallies and campaign trails. Here is a list of South African soapie actors who are proud supporters of their political affiliations.
She has a huge following, no doubt about that and every political party desire to be associated with her. The seasoned actress doubles as a TV personality and actress. Ntando Duma is an avowed supporter of the EFF and is not afraid to show where her support lies. Despite getting the side-eye from some, Ntando is unmoved.
The actress is best known for her on-screen character as Mpho Sebata on The Queen. Of late, she has been part and parcel of the EFF campaigning trail.
South African soapie actors and their political parties
He has been making all sorts of headlines of late. Rumour has it that his exit was also somehow linked to politics. The actor made all sorts of headlines when he shocking exited Skeem Saam to pursue his business interests.
Cornet Mamabolo is best known as T-bose on Skeem Saam. However, recently he was spotted whilst campaigning for EFF for the forthcoming local elections slated for November 1.
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The veteran actor has been on our screens for decades, with some of his more recent roles being Kgosi on The Queen and the Mokoena’s uncle, Uncle Sechaba on The River. His role as Archie Moroka on the SABC soapie, Generations will always be regarded as his best work.
The veteran actor has been making all sorts of headlines of late after he married his new bae, brand advisor, an ANC official, Pearl Mbewe. The couple seems to reassure people that age is nothing but a number as the beauty is 22 years younger than the veteran actor.
Despite her affair, the seasoned actor has always been an ANC supporter. Well he, has been seen rubbing off shoulders with ANC big wigs like Jacob Zuma, President Cyril Ramphosa and axed Ace Mangashule.
Majozi is a South African actor known as Last Number, a ruthless thug who doubled as Amos right-hand man on Uzalo. Currently, he is nailing it on etv’s medical drama series Durn Gen as MacGyver. However, the actor also doubles as a musician and a music director. In the entertainment circles, he is known as Zuluboy. The actor has become one of Mzansi’s finest, be it on or off-screen.
Besides acting, he is one of ANC celebrity supporters. He even took it to social media to show his support in solidary with Former Jacob Zuma after his arrest.
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Dawn Thandeka King is a South African actress who plays Mashenge on Diep City. The multi-award-winning star actress has become a reckoning force in the entertainment industry. Dawn Thandeka King was thrust into the limelight when she bagged a role on Lockdown as Mazet.
However, she has kept her political affiliation under wraps regarding South Africa’s politics but has shared a series of Zimbabwe African National Congress party campaigning posts. The actress even urged her Zimbabwean fanbase to show support and vote for ZANC.
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