The River Hlomla Dandala Zweli Dikana

Actor Hlomla Dandala as Zweli Dikana in ‘The River. Images via Instagram: @officialhlomladandala

[WATCH] ‘The end of Lindiwe?’ Hlomla Dandala returns to ‘The River’ as Zweli

Talented actor Hlomla Dandala has returned to the 1Magic telenovela, ‘The River’ as Lindiwe’s ex-husband Zweli Dikana.

The River Hlomla Dandala Zweli Dikana

Actor Hlomla Dandala as Zweli Dikana in ‘The River. Images via Instagram: @officialhlomladandala

The popular actor Hlomla Dandala, who exited The River in October 2022 after playing Lindiwe Dlamini’s husband Zweli Dikana for five years returned to the telenovela this week.

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In the teaser shared by entertainment commentator Jabu McDonald, Zweli Dikana is seen arresting Lindiwe Dlamini-Zwane for murders and attempted murders in The River.

The Thursday, 7 December episode also reveals that Lindiwe’s right-hand man, Detective Tshabalala will turn state-witness when he snitches on her to get her jailed.

Viewers of the 1Magic telenovela predict Zweli’s return is the end of actress Sindi Dlathu’s villainous role as the show has been cancelled and will end in early 2024.

Isibaya actor Siyabonga Thwala joined the show as Lindiwe’s second husband Bangizwe Zwane after leading actors Hlomla Dandala, Lawrence Maleka and Tango Ncetezo’s departures..   

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@Ms_khonkha: “Huu Lindiwe, we even forgot some of the people she killed.”

@ThembzLu: “Yohhhh my queen actually kahle kahle why dint Lindiwe just deal with Zweli? Love will make you weak shem.”

@TauTheTrueAlpha: “It might as well have ended last night.”

@BafokengMothebe: “I need to catch up! Such a long list, this gives me Rosemary Ndlovu vibes.”

@rantiploe: “Nah, that list cannot be accurate, where did he get evidence of murders from season one, episode one.”

@uNhlanhla_n: “Happy was Killed by Zolani, Goliath it means they have to arrest Harriet as well. Hear say will not stand in Court. Love the perfomance Sandra Is about to do.”

@Lani_Kls: “She’s going to kill Tshabalala, the only witness.”

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