It is with great sadness that South Africa has lost a Skeem Saam actor Charles Maja. In a statement, Thabiso Mamabole writes: “When I got in the tv professional industry, I was welcomed by one of the actors like Ntate Maja. It’s sad to hear about his passing.”

Charles Maja died at the age of 54.

Twitter reacts:

iBusiness would like to send their condolence to Ntate Maja’s family.

What happened to Charles Maja?

Charles Maja’s sudden death comes as a surprise to millions of Skeem Saam viewers and fans around South Africa.

According to Thobela FM, Charles succumbed to a short illness, in a tweet they confirmed that Charle’s Maja who also played Bra tick on Thobela FM is no more.

He suffered a stroke.

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