Deli Malinga was well known for acting on the former Generations as Sarah Ngcobo.
Name: Delisile Malinga
Born: 13 October 1965
From: Umlazi, KwaZulu Natal
Occupation: Actress, Voice over artist and Motivational Speaker.
Nationality: South African
Other activity: Founder of Zizezande Youth Development, Acting and Dialogue Coach, script supervisor and language advisor.
Personal life history
Deli Malinga is a South African Actress, Voice over artist and Motivational Speaker, she is also the Founder of Zizezande Youth Development. Another occupations she specializes on is being an Acting and Dialogue Coach, Script Supervisor and Language Advisor. She was born 13 October 1965 in Umlazi KwaZulu Natal. Educationally she attended Ekwazini High School in Umlazi and Phambili High School in Durban.
Career in acting
She joined the entertainment industry since 1989. Her best known character was on Generations where she potrayed a character as Sarah Ngcobo, the wife of Khaphela (Mike Mvelase). She acted as Ntombizodwa on Rhythm city who was Suffocate’s traditional aunt. Aunt Ntombizodwa was trying to convince Suffocate( Mduduzi Mabaso) to practise polygamy to solve his problems.
She played a role on e.tv’s cop drama Jozi Streets, the SABC2 sitcom Mponeng, the SABC1 dramas Gaz’lam, Home Affairs and Mfolozi Street; the M-Net drama Jacob’s Cross and the Mzansi Magic drama Saints and Sinners.
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Other soapies she appeared on include Broken Vows Season 1 which was aired on etv, potraying a character as a Sangoma. On eKasi: Our Stories Season she appeared as Mrs Gumede. Gaz’lam Season 3 as a Nurse, Greed and Desire Season 1 as Sibahle Gigaba, Home Affair Season 4 as a Domestic worker, Imbewu Season 2 as Nomalanga, iNkaba Season 1 as Mma Dlamini (Sangoma), Isibaya Season 1 as Buhle’s mother, Jacob’s Cross Season 4 as a Sexy Girl 2, Jozi Streets Season 1 as Poppie, Lingashoni Season 1 as Ngadlangadla, Mfolozi Street Season 1 as Buyiswa, Saints and Sinners Season 1 as Margaret, Single Galz Season 2 as Nompendulo’s Mom, the Queen Season 3 and 6 as Lungile and Umkhokha Season 1 as MaMzobe.
This year 2021 she is acting on Mzansi Magic drama series called Umkhokha. On the drama she has a role as the starring potraying a character as MaMzobe.
Deli’s Zizezande Youth Development
The Zizezande Youth Development started 2014 with 39 kids and and 2015 they were looking for youngsters age 12 years.
“Zizezande Youth Development is about school development and training within the youth passionate about performing arts focusing more on( acting, dancing and singing) free of charge. ”
She also won an award from KZN community which recognized her for Excellence in Building Youth Talent.