Best known for her roles as Donna Makaula on the M-Net soap opera Egoli, and as Senior Superintendent Nomsa Dlamba on the SABC1 drama series Interrogation Room since 2005, Thoko Ntshinga is a renowned South African actress, freelance director, translator, cultural facilitator, community development practitioner and community theatre facilitator.
Thoko is also the founder and director of a Community Development Project called Nants’ingqayi Arts Development Association based in Langa, Cape Town. South Africa.
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In 2003, she won the Woman of the World Award (WOW) and in the year 2000, Thoko was listed in City press/Rapport (Newspapers) Prestige 2000 Award for one of SA’sMost Inspirational Women. In 1998 she won an Artistic Recognition of Excellence Award (Harlem USA), Corbet/Langa Award for uplifting the Community through outstanding Achievement in Dramatic Art. Cape Town in 1997 and
Artes Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Work ‘Iingcinga’ (South African Broadcasting Cooperation. SABC) in 1993.