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Zama Ngcobo launches Leading Citizens TV Series

Zama Ngcobo has launched a new business focused docu-reality series that chronicles the highs and lows of the journey to success in business with some of the most established South African entrepreneurs.

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Zama Ngcobo’s return to TV is packed with lots of meaning, and we are amped for the empowering platform she’s initiated along with her comeback! The media personality has launched her own show on, Leading Citizens, in which she holds down both roles of host and Executive Producer.

Zama Ngcobo TV Show Leading Citizens

Now airing on SABC 3 on Mondays, the 30-minute docu-reality series offers viewers a glimpse into the reality of building a business by inviting successful South African entrepreneurs to shed light on the uniquely South African challenges they’ve had to overcome on their journey. Most of these individuals who have achieved both local and international success, all the while making a positive impact in their communities.

RELATED: BONANG, SOMIZI, BABES WODUMO & MORE FOR NEW SABC 3 TV SHOW!

While viewers can look forward to an engaging and entertaining show, it’s the educational element of it that offers a refreshing twist of empowerment.

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“One of the greatest things about modern television is that it can be simultaneously entertaining and instructive, especially about business”, said Zama through a press statement. Adding; “Some of the household names in business in South Africa have had amazing journeys to their successes, and for me telling these stories will be an inspiration for our nation.”

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“I want Leading Citizens to help young people thinking about starting their own businesses to learn from those who have come before them, in the comfort of their own homes,” said Zama Ngcobo, Presenter and Executive Producer of Leading Citizens.”

Zama Ngcobo herself has a lot to share about navigating the tough and male-dominated media industry from the bottom. Having been a familiar voice on radio and a recognizable face on TV for more than ten years, she aims to bring her understanding of the media as a powerful catalyst of influence to shift thinking and inspire a new energy of hope.

Says Zama; “Recent research shows that millennials take seriously the business programmes on their television screens, and one in four of them does consider starting a business after watching one. So, I want to bring accomplished and eminent business people to talk about practical things they have done to achieve their goals to plant the seeds of success in our national young minds. If people are going to watch television, I want them to learn from it too.”

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Imbewu: The Seed Hits 4 Million Viewers!

Imbewu has reached the highest ratings in the show’s history.

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Months after etv’s flagship soapie, Scandal! reached a milestone by tipping the 6 million viewer mark earlier this year, the channel’s Imbewu has followed suit with its own impressive feat. The telenovela reached more than 4 million this week, amid a drama-packed unravelling of a storyline that threatens to destroy one family.

At a recent media event, hosted by show stars Leleti Khumalo, Thembi Mtshali-Jones and Fundiswa Zwane, the channel committed to hitting the 4 million mark.

In turn, over 4 million South Africans tuned in to watch the fallout last week, after KaMadonsela turned her family’s private affairs into public shame, with a dramatic reveal.

RELATED: Everything You Need To Know About Imbewu

Produced by Anant Singh, Leleti Khumalo and Duma Ndlovu, IMBEWU: The Seed started broadcasting in April this year and has quickly built a loyal audience.

Set in KwaZulu-Natal, the production has helped to develop the region’s television production industry. When the show launched, Khumalo said, “We wanted to tell authentic stories about people in Durban, and its rich and colourful diversity. We decided to do that than right here in our vibrant city, at iconic and recognisable locations and employing local people as cast and crew.”

 

The show’s authentic approach and riveting storylines have resonated with viewers around the country.

 

“We have worked closely with the team at Grapevine Productions to ensure that we produce a brilliant show with compelling storylines,” says e.tv’s head of local productions Ziyanda Mngomezulu. “We thank the production team, the cast and the crew for delivering a great show and look forward to reaching greater milestones in the future.”

 

The drama is set to continue throughout December as KaMadonsela seeks retribution for the big betrayal.

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Pearl Thusi To Star On Netflix’s First Original African Series

Pearl scores role in first ever African original Netflix series, Queen Sono, in 2019

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Netflix has collaborated with Pearl Thusi and comedian Kagiso Lediga – who both star in the South African movie Catching Feelings – on their first ever original African TV series! Entitled Queen Sono, production on the looming dramedy is set to begin in 2019.

In an awe-inspiring clip she shared on her Twitter account on Monday, the Quantico actress couldn’t hold back tears. “It’s going to change the game for every artist on this continent”, she said, delivering the exciting news. “I can’t believe I’m saying this!’

Thusi continued to thank Netflix and her team, who have worked tirelessly to make it all happen.

Netflix’s Vice President of International Originals for Europe and Africa tossed around some tea on what viewers can look forward to. Speaking to Independent Online, Kelly said the show will “have dramatic elements, a bit of humour and very very character driven.”

Netflix already revealed that Queen Sono is just a start. They are looking at doing a lot more in Africa.

RELATED: PEARL THUSI ON QUANTICO!

Her role on the show is being compared Claire Underwood’s game-changing character on House Of Cards, but Pearl Thusi is no stranger to the international market. The actress appeared on the second season of American TV drama Quantico. She played a certain Dayana Mampasi.

 

 

 

 

 

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10 Fun Facts About Bonang Revealed On Tropika Smoooth Fan

Fans uncover interesting facts about their fave Bonang Matheba. Here’s 10 Things you might have not known about Bonang

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There’s nothing quite like finding Bonang Matheba in the hot seat to spill more tea about herself!

And the Queen B, who typically keeps the most intimate details of her life away from the public, was more than willing to open up as she embarked on a hunt for a die hard fan on the latest Tropika Smoooth Fan episode.

Viewers at home were able to unearth some pretty interesting fact about the Television Presenter during the live Quiz Show.

Four ‘smoooth’ celebrity fans were chosen out of thousands to compete in a variety of interactive games and ultimately Dianetse Letsika proved she was Bonang’s smooothest fan.

Dianetse won prizes to the value of R23 000 and will now move on to compete in the final alongside the smooothest fans of the other celebrity contestants in the hopes of winning R250 000 cash and a Honda Amaze.

These Are Some Of The Exciting Things We Learned About Bonang Matheba On Tropika Smoooth Fan: 

  • Bonang was born and raised in the beautiful city of Mafikeng.
  • Her middle name is Dorothy.
  • Mo’ghel is the proud sister to two brothers.
  • Her family calls the star by her nickname Mafanda.
  • Before she became a powerhouse in the entertainment industry, Bonang wanted to be a teacher.
  • Viewers fell in love with Bonang from her very first gig. She hosted the popular SABC 1 music show ‘Live’. The platform essentially catapulted her into superstardom and the presenter went on to present a range of television shows like the popular magazine show ‘Top Billing’.
  • In the early days of Bonang’s career, she ventured into the world of YouTube with an exciting online reality show titled B*Dazzled.
  • Fashion has always been something Bonang has been passionate about. While she’s worn some incredible outfits throughout her career, the star has also had a few of her own ranges – namely Baby Star, her bag range, Distraction, an underwear line for Woolworths, and Bonang By Bonang, a T-shirt range which was launched earlier this year.
  • Bonang has had an incredible rise to fame and shared her story in the best-selling autobiography ‘From A to B’ which was released last year.
  • The star wears a size five shoe.

The show airs Fridays at 6PM, on SABC 3.

 

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