Zama Ngcobo

New ‘RHOD’ cast member Zama Ngcobo. Image via Instagram @thatzamangcobo

Zama Ngcobo blueticks her ‘RHOD’ co-star’s letter of demand

Actress and presenter Zama Ngcobo is being accused of defamation of character by her #RHODurban cast member.

Zama Ngcobo

New ‘RHOD’ cast member Zama Ngcobo. Image via Instagram @thatzamangcobo

Real Housewives of Durban (RHOD) stars Zama Ngcobo and Ameigh Thompson have taken their animosity off the Showmax reality TV show.

A few weeks ago, Ameigh sent Zama a letter of demand through her lawyers, accusing the Ayeye: Stripped actress of tarnishing her name.

In the letter, which is dated 24 April, Ameigh gives Zama 24 hours to retract the statements she made about her on RHOD and social media.

However, Zama ignored Ameigh’s demands, which prompted the philanthropist’s lawyers to issue another letter.

The letter reads: “With reference to our previous letter sent to you on WhatsApp on 24 April 2024. Wherein we demanded that you remove all social media posts related to Ameigh and her children. We have noted that you have not removed the posts from the Twitter platform, also known as X.

“My client hereby demands that you urgently remove all related posts and/or content from social media platforms within 24 hours and make a public apology.”

The two ladies have been at each other’s throats since meeting for the first time at Zama’s 40th birthday, which aired on episode three of the fourth season of RHOD. During the event, Zama brought up Ameigh’s 2022 alleged hijacking scandal, questioning if she faked the incident.

Addressing the allegations on the show, a livid Ameigh told Zama that she was insensitive for assuming she’d fake a hijacking and put her children in danger.


According to Ameigh’s version of events, she was hijacked at gunpoint in the presence of her children and a friend in Durban in June 2022. The friend in question is Sli Khumalo (who is an anti-gender-based violence activist popular for her beef with DJ Tira’s wife, Gugu Khathi).

The new RHOD addition has a son and daughter from her marriage to Ivan Marvis – a drug dealer from Johannesburg, according to the Government Communications and Information Systems (GCIS) website.

She claimed that Khumalo was working with Marvis while he was in prison to take the Porsche Cayenne back from her. Khumalo was allegedly seen driving the car in Johannesburg days later.

Hitting back, Sli claimed that Ameigh faked the whole incident; including the bruises on her face. She alleged that the reality TV star knew that her estranged husband wanted the car back as he found out that her new boyfriend had been using it as his own.

According to Sli, Ameigh also has a court case for allegedly producing fraudulent papers in her bid to sell the house she lived in with Marvis. This, she allegedly did after finding out that Marvis had put the house in a trust.