Marion in the kitchen with Wema Sepetu on Maisha Magic Bongo

Tune in to Maisha Magic Bongo to watch captivating shows and movies from 1 October.

Tanzanian subscribers on DStv Access, DStv Family, DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Premium have something more to smile about with the launching of the new entertainment channel Maisha Magic Bongo.

Maisha Magic Bongo, which will air on DStv Channel 160 from Thursday 1 October, will feature a variety of captivating content that will make you want to tune in.

Some of the shows to look out for include:


To satisfy the huge bongo fanbase in Tanzania, Mzooka is a one-hour music show that will feature the latest urban hits from Tanzanian artists. So expect to dance along to the tunes of Diamond Platnumz, Vanessa Mdee, Ali Kiba, Ommy Dimpoz and many more. Mzooka will air weekdays between 16:00 and 17:00 EAT.


Talaka is a social drama series that is sure to resonate with the audience as it tackles the issues of marriage and divorce in the modern society. What does it take to have a long-lasting marriage? What are the impacts of divorce? To have these questions answered, look out for Talaka when Maisha Magic Bongo kicks off on 1 October.

Jikoni na Marion

And for the food lovers, you can join various celebrities as they prepare different dishes, including Tanzanian cuisines, hosted by Marion. If you’ve always wondered whether your local stars have any culinary skills, now you can see for yourself that there’s more to them than they show the public. Don’t forget to tune in to Jikoni na Marion.

Maisha Magic Bongo will also serve some of the hottest movies to ever come out of Bongowood:


When other people don’t share your beliefs, especially those closest to you, you can feel like the whole world is against you. This is the main story in Nusra where a girl must overcome such challenges as she goes through life. Nusra stars Ashura Iddy, Ammar Ruweth, Riyama Ally and Zuberi Mohammed.

Hard Price

Hard Price teaches an important life lesson - don’t underestimate karma. When a man betrays his wife and gets into an accident afterwards, he must face the consequences of his actions. Look out for actresses Sabrina Tamim and Jacquelin Wolper.

Stay tuned to Maisha Magic Bongo from 1 October to catch all these shows and many more.