'Uzalo' actress, Gugu Gumede

‘Uzalo’ actress, Gugu Gumede. Image via Instagram @gugugumede

‘Uzalo’ confirms Gugu Gumede’s return date

‘Uzalo’ confirms that actress Gugu Gumede, who plays a prophet Mamlambo in the SABC 1 soapie will be back on screen on Thursday.

'Uzalo' actress, Gugu Gumede

‘Uzalo’ actress, Gugu Gumede. Image via Instagram @gugugumede

SABC1 soapie Uzalo has revealed that actress Gugu Gumede, who plays Prophet Mamlambo will return on Thursday, 20 October.   

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The talented actress Gugu Gumede, who’s known for her prophet role as Mamlambo took a break from Uzalo in January to give birth to her daughter.  

Gumede announced on her Instagram account that she was pregnant after her mother’s passing. Her mother who was the National Freedom Party president Zanele-KaMagwaza Msibi died from a long illness.  

The actress added that her unborn baby was her and her mother’s unanswered prayer.  

According to Daily Sun, Gumede’s character will be back on Thursday to use her prophetic gift to help an injured Njili who got beaten up by Mthambisi.  

Mthambisi (Buyile Mdladla) aka Putin beat up Njili (Thembi Nyandeni) after she refused to pay the debt that she’s been paying for years.   

The two met for the first time last week as Putin has been hiding who he is from the KwaMashu community and his enemies.  

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The soapie’s spokeswoman Nomfundo Zondi revealed to the publication that Gumede is back on our screens.   

“Gugu is a talented actress. After her maternity break, viewers will see her character coming back to their favourite show and continue practicing her gift of healing.”  

The mother of one also shared with her fans on social media that she’s excited to be back.   

“I’ve missed viewers. No one wouldn’t be excited to act on the number one watched show. I’m certain viewers will be happy to see me again. Coming back is more than exciting.”

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