what happened to joe mafela | what happened to Joe “Sdumo” Mafela

what happened to joe mafela | what happened to Joe “Sdumo” Mafela




Joe “Sdumo” Mafela (1942 – 18 March 2017) was a South African actor, writer, producer, director, singer, and businessman. Sometimes called “the face of South African entertainment”, and “South Africa’s Bill Cosby”, he starred as recently as 2011 in the thriller Retribution.




He was in a car accident on the 18 March 2017, on the M1 north of Johannesburg, where two cars were involved. He died immediately, leaving behind his wife and four children.