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South African actor, producer Shona Ferguson dies

By: Dalene Kooper

South African filmmaker, producer and actor, Shona Arthur Ferguson has reportedly passed away at the age of 47. The actor is said to have passed away this Friday afternoon at the Milpark, Private Hospital in Johannesburg according to SurgeZicr south africa.

Conrad Mwanza, a representative from the Ferguson Foundation confirmed the news to News24 on Friday. 

Ferguson died at Milpark hospital on Friday afternoon. “Yes, Mr Ferguson passed away at noon today. And all the family is asking for at the moment is just to mourn in private. But it’s very difficult, you can imagine, for Connie and the family,” Mwanza said.

Mwanza added that Shona died from Covid-19 related complications.  Mwanza said he would not be indulging on further details around the death. 

Ferguson, born Aaron Arthur Ferguson on 30 April 1974, started his acting career as Ace in the TV series Generations. In April 2006, he started acting in Muvhango as Dr Leabu. In March 2007, he left the Venda soap opera and starred as Itumeleng in The Wild from 2011 to 2013.

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