Gugu Gumede is leaving Isiphetho just a month after it’s premiere


Gugu Gumede is leaving Isiphetho just a month after it’s premiere

In a surprising turn of events, iconic Uzalo actress Gugu Gumede, known for her portrayal of Mamlambo, is reportedly set to exit the e.tv show “Isiphetho.” The decision comes amidst plummeting ratings for the show, with fans voicing their dissatisfaction over its perceived lack of direction and entertainment value.

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Gumede’s departure from “Isiphetho” marks a significant shift in the landscape of South African television, as her character Mamlambo has been a staple of Uzalo since its inception. However, the actress’s decision to vacate the show underscores the challenges facing “Isiphetho,” which has struggled to maintain viewer interest and engagement.


Fans of the show have been vocal in their criticism of “Isiphetho,” citing its slow-paced narrative and lack of compelling storylines as major deterrents to tuning in. Many have expressed disappointment over the show’s failure to live up to the high standards set by its predecessor, Uzalo, which remains one of the most popular dramas on South African television.

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The departure of Gumede, who is widely regarded as one of the most talented actresses in the industry, further underscores the gravity of the situation facing “Isiphetho.” Her absence will undoubtedly be felt by fans of the show, who have come to love and admire her portrayal of Mamlambo over the years.

As e.tv grapples with the fallout from Gumede’s exit and the ongoing challenges facing “Isiphetho,” fans are left to wonder what the future holds for the troubled drama. With ratings continuing to decline and viewer dissatisfaction on the rise, the network faces an uphill battle in reviving interest in the show and restoring its former glory.

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Despite the uncertainty surrounding “Isiphetho,” one thing remains clear: Gugu Gumede’s talent and charisma will continue to shine bright, regardless of the roles she takes on in the future. As fans bid farewell to Mamlambo and eagerly await Gumede’s next project, they do so with the hope that she will continue to grace their screens with her unparalleled talent and captivating performances.



Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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