South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA) has announced Thembi Mtshali-Jones as this year’s Lifetime Award recipient.
The 14th annual SAFTA awards which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, 28 March 2020 in Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, was however postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic which saw public gatherings being prohibited.
SAFTA announced the winners online and many South African Film and Television stars had to livestream as they announce the winners for the prestigious awards.
Dineo Ranaka and Gomora star Katelego Danke are among the presenters of the glamorous awards ceremony.
TV Mzansi congratulates Mtshali-Jones for winning the Lifetime Achiever Award.
“Congratulations to the legendary actress Thembi Mtshali-Jones for winning Lifetime Achiever Award. She has been a favorite on South African screens, stages and we are honored to have such a veteran in our industry,” they said.