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Hungani Ndlovu on Skeem Saam. Image fromX@SABCEducation

‘He’s leaving again’ – Hungani Ndlovu’s exit from Skeem Saam confuses Mzansi

Despite joining the drama series in July Hungani Ndlovu’s character Tbose Maputla is set to bid farewell to his family AGAIN.

Hungani Ndlovu

Hungani Ndlovu on Skeem Saam. Image fromX@SABCEducation

Educational drama series Skeem Saam is making headlines after its alleged teasers for October dropped on social media.

The now-viral teasers left viewers puzzled by the drama series’ storyline. Despite joining the drama series a few months ago, seasoned actor Hungani Ndlovu is allegedly set to go in October.

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The star has been nailing his on-screen character of Tbose perfectly, but according to the teasers, the star might be heading for a dramatic exit.

However, despite the news making rounds on social media, the drama series is yet to confirm the information that has since thrust the soapie into the top trends.

Fans noticed his alleged dramatic exit after October teasers flooded social media. According to teasers, the star is set to leave the show on 13 October.

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‘Skeem Saam’ actors Hungani Ndlovu and Mogau. Mothlwatsi. Image from X @HunganiNdlovu

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No doubt the teasers left many asking questions after they revealed that the star would be leaving but didn’t clarify whether it was for good.

The teaser reads: “Elizabeth gives Jacobeth and Oom Tladi shocking news. The Maputlas bid Tbose farewell. Charles is set on enrolling Benjamin and Makwena at Aprendo Preparatory School.”

However, in the backdrop of the news, Briefly News reported that SABC confirmed that the seasoned actor is not being written off from the storyline.

According to the publication, the SABC’s publicity specialist, Caroline Phalakatshela, said: “I can confirm with you that Hungani Ndlovu is not going anywhere. I just spoke to the shows production about the claims of him leaving and they declined it, specifying that he will still be Tbose on Skeem Saam.”

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Taking to X entertainment commentator, @Jabu_Macdonald revealed that Tbose was returning to the show alongside some of the old actors, leaving Mzansi more than confused.


In the backdrop of his post, Mzansi flooded social media with their two cents on the alleged news that has since thrust the drama series into top trends.

@SenaNgwane wrote: “Is Hungani Ndlovu returning permanently, or is he a temp?”

@Jabu_Macdonald replied: “He’s leaving again.”

@Nelly_Khuzway said: ” I think Tbose is now gonna bore us.”