Full name: Mokokobale Makgopa
Mokokobale Makgopa is a multilingual facilitator, performer and voice artist, who graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance (Honours equivalent).
Makgopa, who was born and raised Lenyenye, plays the role of a nurse called Selewa on the e.tv soapie, Scandal where she has captivated audiences by speaking Khelobedu.
TimesLIVE reports that Mokokobale was shy to speak Khelobedu when she was growing up because she was afraid of being seen as different.
But now, her love of the language has seen her grab the attention of SA.
She wants to use her character to address and break the stereotypes that cling to her mother tongue.
THEATRE: Klippie, Langalibalele, Railway Road Angels, Have You Seen Zandile, The Seagull Love, Love, Love, Welcome to Thebes,Mbuzeni
Knight Mother and John Jacobs Mime
MOVIE: Hard To Get
SOAPIES: Scandal and Rhythm City
From all of us here in Mopani district, we salute you.