'Home Affairs,' a SABC 1 drama series that aired from 2005 to 2007, has been on the air for over two decades (16 years). What if any of the cast members were still alive?
Whether they are related by family or friendship or simply by having a mutual friend, the ladies featured in the episode come from all walks of life in the new South Africa.
It's clear that these women have all been through a great deal of pain, from the story of Katlego, who grew up believing that her mother's sister, Nonhlanhla (Nomsa Xaba), was her mother, to the story of Vuyo Ngxaki (Brenda Ngxoli), who went from living in a two-room shack to being a world champion in discus.
The narrative of Vuyokazi Ngxaki, a young woman working at Tat' Ngcobo's spaza to help support her alcoholic mother Miriam and her younger sister Bulie, who is completing her matric, is my favorite of all of them. Vuyo develops a passion for discus and eventually receives a scholarship from Thandeka's "Young Blood" program to study sports science and compete professionally in discus at WITS University.
When Cherice decides to leave her violent boyfriend and return to her hometown to reconcile with her father and start a family, that would be my second favorite moment.
At sixteen, these actresses look very different from how they did back then.
Brenda Ngxoli is known as Vuyokazi Ngxaki "Vuyo" among her friends.
Born on July 3, 1981 (age 40 years)
Katlego Lerato Mvelase was born on September 7, 1982, in Nairobi, Kenya (39 years old)
Ms. Lesedi was born on August 24, 1981 as Makgano Mamabolo (40 years old)
4.Vathiswa Ndara in the role of Miriam
September 28th, 1970 (age 50 years)
This is Thandeka, born Nthati Moshesh on August 28th, 1969. (52 years old)
Nandi goes as Andrea Dondolo, who was born on July 22, 1978. (43 years old)
Cherice Benade, born Therese Benade on March 9, 1977, is an American actress (44 years old)
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