Mpho Sebeng's mother next to his coffin.

Mpho Sebeng’s mother next to his coffin. Image via X @Iam_sbonga

Mpho Sebeng’s mother dances next to his coffin [VIDEO]

Grief-stricken Mpho Sebeng’s mother, Nomsa dances to Zion music next to her son’s coffin at his funeral on Saturday, 11 May.

Mpho Sebeng's mother next to his coffin.

Mpho Sebeng’s mother next to his coffin. Image via X @Iam_sbonga

Former Scandal! actor Mpho Sebeng’s funeral service was held at Rhema Bible Church in Randburg on Saturday, 11 May. He was laid to rest at Westpark Cemetery.


Mpho Sebeng’s mother, Nomsa joined the choir on stage for a dance before his sister, Lebogang read a message from his parents.

“Mpho, you lived up to your name, mfanam. As the Bible says, blessed is the hand that giveth. Our life is a manifestation of the scripture as I witnessed the blessing you were to the many lives, here to celebrate you. My boy, you lived dreams your ancestors couldn’t ever fathom.”

His parents also said they were proud of him as he lived dreams his ancestors couldn’t ever fathom and touched lives.

The Sebengs also said they did not expect to be burying him so soon. Mpho’s mother also asked her late son to come visit them and tell them what happened.

The Citizen reports that the actor died in a car accident in Potchefstroom, North West province in the early hours of Sunday, 5 May morning.


@NomusaKhumalo_: “These are the most powerful words I have heard all year!”

@foggymathes: “Sending my heartfelt condolences to his mother.”

@AndaLo_: “One thing I love about my culture is that parents can’t bury their children.”

@Ndo_Dlakadla: “No one will ever understand this kind of pain. As a mom who’s been through it twice. Ncese Mama. Uphole.”

@JohnsonAwalle: “I literally had a combination of goosebumps, tears and sadness. Listen to that.”

@NonkululukoN: “I will never survive tixo. Ngomfana wami yooooo. She’s strong shame.”


TshisaLIVE reports that Generations: The Legacy actor Aubrey Poo was the MC for the star-studded funeral service of actor Mpho Sebeng.

Award-winning actor Warren Masemola paid tribute to the late Ring of Lies actor and TV presenter.

“I haven’t been around and I had to fly up to come to send Mpho off with love because he was our boy. I’m really heartbroken.”

“Every time I get home from home, I get home and cry tears of happiness, the memories are so many. You will always be in our hearts,” he said.

The late actor is also known for his roles in Netflix’s The Brave Ones, and Miseducation. He also starred in Rhythm City, The QueenThe ThroneZ’bondiweScandalHush Money and many more.