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PHOTOS: Inside Menzi Ngubane’s traditional wedding

Menzi Ngubane and Sikelelwa Sishuba

Former Generations actor Menzi Ngubane and his new wife Sikelelwa Sishuba met over 10 years ago and they have been through thick and thin together. The couple only recently got married.

ALSO READ: Local Actor Menzi Ngubane Gives Back

Speaking to Drum, the veteran actor, who played Sibusiso Dlomo on Generations and his wife Siki, shared their happiness at finally having their traditional ceremony.

“I got my diamond and no one will take her from me. I know the kind of woman I am marrying. I am very grateful to God. I remember when things were not going well for me, I prayed for unkosikazi ( a good wife). I didn’t say I want umfazi but unkosikazi,” Mensi told the publication.

TshisaLIVE reported that even though Menzi has been referring to Siki as his wife for over two years, the pair said they were happy to have finally had the big celebrations with friends and family.

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Abdul Khoza can’t stop gushing over his fiance

Abdul Khoza and Baatile Mary-Anne Themane

Isibaya actor Abdul Khoza is madly in love with his wife-to-be, Baatile Mary-Anne Themane and can’t wait to say ‘I do’ at the altar.

ALSO READ: Sizakele Manonga Shows Her Fiancé Jimmy Tau Some Love

During an interview with Drum magazine, Abdul gushed about how from the moment he saw Baatile he knew she was the one for him.

“The first time I saw her, I saw a wife,” he told the publication.

Abdul also revealed that he proposed seven months after they started dating.

“We’re working on finalising the negotiations. Next year we’ll do the traditional wedding and we have big plans for the future,” Abdul told DRUM in August.

In his recent Instagram post, Abdul has expressed how lucky he is to be with his wife-to-be.

“I have never been this happy in my life and I thank the most high every single day for blessing me with such a beautiful soul in one human being…i hope to see the rest of my life with you by my side. Thank you for choosing me in this life…(sic),”- he captioned his Instagram photo. 

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Fezile Makhanya and Nondyebo Dzingwa celebrate their sixth wedding anniversary

Fezile Makhanya and Nondyebo Dzingwa

Actor and television presenter, Fezile Makhanya and his wife, Miss Earth 2010, Nondyebo Dzingwa have celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary.

ALSO READ: Fezile Makhanya Joins The Queen On Mzansi Magic

The former The Queen actor took to his Instagram account to praise his wife for being his everything.

“She took the broken pieces of my life and built herself the man of her dreams…Happy anniversary Mrs Makhanya. Uyathandwa! (sic),” he said.

The former The Queen actor broke many hearts when he went off the market in 2011, announcing his intention to marry his better half.

The couple got married in 2012 in a traditional ceremony in Ramsgate, KwaZulu-Natal among friends and family, no media was allowed.

Popular actor, Zolisa Xaluva, was among the sa celebrities invited. 

The couple is one of a few celebrity couples in South Africa who have managed to keep their business out of the spotlight.

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Counting down the hours…🐃🐂🐄

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IMBEWU: The Seed hits 4 million viewers

IMBEWU: The Seed

e.tv’s popular daily drama, IMBEWU: The Seed has just crossed the 4 million viewer mark for the first time.

ALSO READ: Buhle Samuels Set To Join Imbewu On Etv

On Thursday, 6 December 2018, IMBEWU: The Seed was watched by almost 4.2 million viewers, achieving an audience share of over 41%.

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.

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.

IMBEWU: The Seed airs every Monday to Friday at 9.30PM on e.tv (Openview channel 104, DStv channel 194).

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Buhle Samuels set to join Imbewu on etv

Buhle Samuels joins Imbewu the seed

The South African multi-talented Actress and Singer, Buhle Samuels, is a rising star to be reckoned with.

ALSO READ: Former Muvhango Actress Buhle Samuels Looking Hot

The former Muvhango actress Buhle Samuels has recently bagged a role on IMBEWU: The Seed as Zandile who is set to create a huge stir in the Bhengu household. She will debut on Tuesday the 8th of January 2019.

Zandile enters our world during Zimele’s rebound phase after the secret has been revealed. The two will share a captivating love story as they battle to find each other’s feet.

This beauty has high standards, a good moral code, she is kind, supportive, but she is also assertive and an independent woman who knows how to put Ngcolosi in his place.

Buhle Samuels joins Imbewu

“We are excited to have Buhle on the show. She is a talented actress who will add value to the show,” said the IMBEWU: The Seed Executive Producer, Molefi Lebone.

Catch Buhle Samuels from Tuesday the 8th of December 21:30pm on the daily Drama on etv DSTV channel 1947 and Openview Channel 104.

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Pearl Thusi to star in Netflix’s first original series from Africa

Queen Sono Pearl Thusi on Netflix

Netflix has announced its first ever original series from South Africa, called Queen Sono, starring Pearl Thusi. 

ALSO READ: Pearl Thusi Breaks The Internet With Sexy Dance Moves

South African actress Pearl Thusi will star as the title character, who is a “highly trained top spy in a South African agency”.

The series will track her on her most dangerous mission, while simultaneously following her changing relationships in her personal life.

Queen Sono will be directed by South African comedian Kagiso Lediga.

“We are excited to be working with Kagiso and Pearl, to bring the story of Queen Sono to life, and we expect it to be embraced by our South African users and global audiences alike,” said Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Original Series at Netflix.

“We are delighted to create this original series with Netflix, and are super excited by their undeniable ability to take this homegrown South African story to a global audience. We believe Queen Sono will kick the door open for more awesome stories from this part of the world,” added the director and executive producer of the series, Kagiso Lediga.

The news comes after Netflix recently announced that it was “looking at opportunities in Africa” for new content.

Netflix said the series will begin production next year.

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SABC1 Uzalo Teasers – December 2018

Uzalo Teasers December 2018

Uzalo Teasers for December 2018. Uzalo plays Mondays to Fridays on SABC1 at 20h30. Check what’s gonna be happening this December on Uzalo, one of the most popular South African television dramas.

Monday 3 December 2018
Episode 217

MaMlambo is worried that Nkunzi is slipping further and further away from her.

Tuesday 4 December 2018
Episode 218

Harbhajan gives Mxolisi a bullet to kill Nkunzi. Pastor Mdletshe’s health deteriorates. MaMlambo prays for Nkunzi.

Wednesday 5 December 2018
Episode 219

An anxious Pastor Mdletshe walks out of the doctor’s room. Mrs. Madlala spoils Sbu with a new flashy gold watch.

Thursday 6 December 2018
Episode 220

Gabisile forces Mxolisi to propose, it’s the only way to keep the secret and not embarrass the family.

Friday 7 December 2018
Episode 221

MaNgcobo confesses something very important, Mxolisi makes a life-changing decision, and Sbu finds himself in a very uncomfortable position.
Monday 10 December 2018
Episode 222

Mxolisi asks Zekhethelo to take the next step, Mrs Madlala attempts to get Sbu into bed, and Nkunzi goes on the warpath.

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PHOTOS: Nokuthula Mabika celebrates her Umemulo

Nokuthula Mabika aka Nocxy Umemulo

Uzalo actress Nokuthula Mabika aka Nocxy, celebrated her coming of age ceremony (Umemulo) this past weekend in Ndumo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

ALSO READ: Nokuthula Mabika ‘Thobile From Uzalo’ Blesses Herself With A New Ride

Nokuthula “Nocxy” Mabika is a well known South African actress, presenter, MC, writer singer and dancer. She was born on July 28, 1988. She holds a BA degree in arts and culture(drama specialization). She also plays a role in SABC1 drama series Uzalo as Thobile since 2015.

The Mzansi actress was surrounded by her close friends and family. The ceremony called Umemulo in IsiZulu, celebrates the coming of age.

Taking to her Instagram, Nocxy shared a series of images from her traditional ceremony celebration which was held in Ndumo, KwaZulu-Natal.

“OMG can’t get over Saturday it was so surreal thank you to my daddy and my girls,” she captioned one of the pictures.

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OMG can’t get over Saturday it was so surreal 😭😍❤️🙏 thank you to my to my daddy @mbopheni and to my girls @thatharingo @neliisah @lesedi_nonku @nelisiwe_faith_sibiya @mballyngidy @londiwedebra and to my friends @lawmqwebu @gugu.khathi @embelesh @muzi_mlambo @absolutestella @nokyngobeni @zodwazuma @apeendy @pinkyponkymthethwa @ndumiso_mgazi @unqohndlovu @kazi_vuyo and everyone that came through and the the ones that couldn’t make it @noxolo_mathula @everasimeni @babescele2 @1st_cele_princess @dawnthandeka_king @classybonny @khaya_dladla @melissa_marriott @tha.simelane @nompilomaphumulo @sandile_sanza_mtshali @zuke.35 @sphiwe80 @manqoba_tembe @blacktalian077 @sliehli @nyanda12 @des_mkize @lindo_malwane and everyone I cannot tag ❤️❤️❤️❤️ #nocxyofage #memulokanocxy 📸 : @nduduzofire3062 💄: @embelesh 👗: @muzi_mlambo @mitandezynz 💅🏽: @royalfloridaspa

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Muvhango Teasers – December 2018

Muvhango Teasers – December 2018

Check what’s gonna be going down on Muvhango this December. Our Muvhango teasers will keep you up to date with Muvhango even if you missed it. It plays SABC2 Mondays to Fridays at 21h00.

Monday 3 December 2018
Episode 3177

The search for Mulalo continues. Gugu finally opens up to her mother. Lucky feels rejected by Thobile.

Tuesday 4 December 2018
Episode 3178

Mulalo’s only hope is his wife. Gugu makes a decision that will change her and Brother Max’s life forever. Rendani changes Thobile’s mind about Lucky.

Wednesday 5 December 2018
Episode 3179

Azwindini offers a divorce to one of his wives. Gugu opens a can of worms. Moliehi catches Thobile and Lucky in the act.

Thursday 6 December 2018
Episode 3180

The delegates arrive at Teboho’s home in Lesotho. Maureen prays for Gugu and Brother Max’s relationship. Lucky tries to win Moliehi over.

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Isithembiso Teasers – December 2018

Isithembiso Teasers

Isithembiso Teasers – coming up on Isithembiso this December 2018. Isithembiso is on Mzansi Magic DStv Channel 161 Mondays to Fridays at 19h30.

Monday 3 December 2018
Episode 176 

Karlujah makes a decision about Banzi that will change everyone’s lives forever. Sello goes all in for love.

Tuesday 4 December 2018
Episode 177 

The pieces fall into place for Banzi as Palesa confronts Claudia for the last time. Ma Dolly becomes the bearer of bad news.

Wednesday 5 December 2018
Episode 178 

Banzi becomes king from his hospital bed. Zamani takes his anger out on the wrong guy. Abednego breaks Chunk’s heart.

Thursday 6 December 2018
Episode 179 

Claudia meets with an unexpected resting place. Chunk’s fury at Abedie grows. Zamani is in trouble with the law.

Friday 7 December 2018
Episode 180 

Tiro promises Zamani he won’t let him go to jail. Dolly fears Chunk’s maternal instincts.

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