Muvhango is a South African television soap opera, created by Duma Ndlovu. It is broadcast on the public TV channel SABC 2, and has an average of 4 million daily viewers. The first episode was aired on 7 April 1997. It was the first Tshivenda language TV drama, but later became multilingual in order to showcase that languages and cultures of South Africa should be used to unite rather than divide. The creator of Muvhango is Zulu by ancestry, but can speak and is fluent in all South African languages.
On tonight’s episode of Muvhango:
Mukondeleli gets invited to give dating advice on Phalaphala FM. Mulalo gets attacked by an angry mob. Mpho agrees to help James and Imani find the killer.
What will happen next on Muvhango:
Mulalo is sitting on his hands as the civil unrest in Thathe escalates into violence. Tenda demands that Mpho give up her practice as Maine for fear of being fingered by the ancestors. Vho-Masindi becomes a radio celeb to her own surprise and Vho-Mukondeleli’s irritation.
Catch the full month’s soapie teasers for May here.
- Sindi Dlathu as Nomthandazo Buthelezi
- Maumela Mahuwa as Susan
- Murabeli Rasalanavho as Vho-Mukondeleli
- Raphael Griffiths as Vusi Mukwevho