|Known for||Skeem Saam|
|Children||1 (deceased 2003)|
Lydia Mokgokoloshi (born 27 September 1939) is a South African actress, best known for her role as Koko Mantsha and the mother of Charity Ramabu and grandmother of Katlego (Kat) and Joseph(Jojo) in the SABC 1 soap, "Skeem Saam. Her most notable role was as Mma Nkwesheng in the 1980s drama, Bophelo ke Semphekgo.
Early life and education
She was born at a small village outside Polokwane called BOTLOKWA. She was a teacher before she got acting roles.
She is well-known for acting as an Evil, Cruel mother-in-law on the popular Pedi TV drama, "Bophelo ke semphekgo." She has also acted in a number of TV dramas like "Ngwanaka Okae," "Muvhango," and currently in "Skeem Saam."
|2013-Present||Skeem Saam||Koko Mantsha||starring|
|Bophelo Ke Semphekgo||Mma-Nkosheng|
Awards and recognition
- 2017: Lifetime achievement award at the South African Film and Television awards 
- "Lydia Mokgokoloshi". TVSA.co.za. Retrieved 2015-06-18.