Koko Mantsha Passed Away: Veteran Actress Has Died

Koko Mantsha Passed Away: Veteran Actress Has Died

Koko Mantsha Passed Away: Why the veteran actress Lydia Mokgokoloshi, who performs the part of Koko Mantsha in ‘Skeem Saam,’ doesn’t appear on the show is not explained. anymore Lydia Mokgokoloshi is a veteran actress who is most known for her performances as Koko Mantsha in the soap opera Skeem Saam, which airs on SABC1 in South Africa. Bophelo ke Semphekgo is a Sepedi drama. Here are some things about the actress that you probably didn’t know…

Fans of the multi-award winning actress Lydia Mokgokoloshi are mystified as to why they don’t see her in the character of Katlego Peterson’s grandma Koko Mantsha in the show Skeem Saam. Sumanya Mogola, a representative for the daytime soap opera, shared the following statement: “She will continue be in and out of the tale. The only difference is that she won’t be shooting as frequently as she used to. There are times when our production schedule is really frantic, and we don’t want to overtax her abilities. She is at a very impressionable age, and as a result, she need the utmost amount of rest, care, and comfort.

When her character moved away from Turfloop in Limpopo (where the most of the tale is situated) to her home in the year 2020, she decided to take a vacation from the show. According to TVSA, the actress Lydia Mokgokoloshi was well-known for her performance as Mma-Nkosheng in the drama series Bophelo ke Semphekgo in the 1990s before she joined Skeem Saam as Koko Mantsha. This role earned her widespread acclaim.


Mokgokoloshi was born in the month of September 1939 in the province of Limpopo, in a little town known as Botlokwa. After completing their secondary education at Mokomene School, she and he went on to study education at Mokopane and thereafter taught at their respective homes for a total of ten years. After that, in 1974, she relocated to Soweto, where she continued her teaching career until her retirement in 1997. Her only son, who went away in 2003, left her with grandchildren, and she now shares her home with them. After being the subject of a death hoax in July 2021, supporters of the actress were able to exhale a sigh of relief when it was revealed that she is still active in the soap opera.

Mphoza Mashabela, the president of the movement, was quoted in the Daily Sun as saying that the fabricated news stunned many but also made them realize that Lydia deserved to be honored while she was still alive. He explained that “we came to the realization that throughout her career, she has never been honored in her own province, despite the fact that she has done so much to put our province on the map.”