Legendary actor Joe Mafela killed in car crash

Legendary South African actor Joe Mafela, known for his role as Sdumo on ‘Sgudi ‘Snaysi has tragically been killed in a car accident.

Joe Mafela (Gallo)

Mafela was involved in a car accident at around 10pm Saturday night on the M1 North between the Oxford and Houghton Road off-ramps in Johannesburg.

Mafela famously also acted in the sitcom Going Up, soap Generations: The Legacy among a huge body of work that goes as far back as 1964.

His song Shebeleza was used as a theme song for the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations tournament hosted in SA.

He was 75.