SABC On Sjava Axing From Uzalo

Seems he was never meant to be on the show for a long time

By  | Aug 24, 2020, 01:28 PM  | Sjava  | Drama

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The SABC has clarified their position on musician Sjava had been axed from popular SABC 1 soapie Uzalo.

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Uzalo Allegedly Forced To Release Sjava Amid Abuse Allegations

Sjava had joined the cast of Uzalo as a “trigger-happy killer” but his contract was allegedly terminated due to a sexual assault case against him.

A report by City Press further alleged that the public broadcaster had told Uzalo producers that they had made a mistake by casting Sjava.

Acting SABC spokesperson Mmoni Seapolelo speaking to TshisaLIVE said that the actor was given a contract for a "limited storyline".

“The SABC can confirm that Sjava was on a limited storyline on Uzalo, which will conclude naturally,” she told the publication.

Following the allegations levelled against Sjava by his ex-girlfriend Lady Zamar on social media, Sjava has been dropped from several shows where he was set to perform.

He has remained mum on the allegations since releasing a statement where he let know the matter is with the courts.

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