Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017

Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75.

Joe MafelaJoe Mafela, South African star of television, film and theatre, died on 18 March 2017. He was best known as S’dumo in the popular 1980s sitcom Sgudi ‘Snaysi. (Image: Facebook)

Well known for his roles in the classic South African sitcoms Sgudi ‘Snaysi and Going Up, beloved South African star Joe Mafela was also a multitalented producer, singer, dancer and entertainment business pioneer.

Mafela was born in Sibasa, Limpopo in 1942 and grew up in Kliptown, Johannesburg....

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