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Condolence motion on the passing on of SA actor Sandy Mokoena

The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House

1) notes with great anguish the passing on of the luminary actor Sandy Mokwena on Wednesday 24 January 2018, at the age of 68;
2) understands that the veteran actor who was the longest standing cast member on e.tv`s popular soapie Scandal! died from natural causes;
3) recalls that Mokoena cut his acting teeth with the hit musical Iphi Intombi during the 1970s and 1980s, starring as Cappie alongside the late great South African actress and musician, Margaret Singana;
4) further recalls that his first movie role was in a small role on the 1992-movie Taxi to Soweto and later appeared in Yizo Yizo, Generations and Soul City;
5) understands that Mokoena is leaving a trail of memories for those who bore witness to his stellar stage, movie and TV career;
6) believes that he has left an indelible legacy that will continue to inspire the new generation; and
7) conveys condolences to his family and friends and the cast and crew of Scandal.

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