Sophie Ndaba as the lead actress in the soapie Generations on the DStv channel Zambezi Magic.

New channel Zambezi Magic, DStv channel 160, is going live on 1 July with great shows.

On 1 July at 20:00, you need to tune in to DStv channel 160 for great programmes on the new channel, Zambezi Magic.

Open to DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers, Zambezi Magic is home to amazing local content from Southern Africa, including the brand new show The Kool Roc Show from Lusaka, Zambia.

Before tuning in and enjoying the magic of DStv channel 160, here are some of the programmes that you must tune in for. And if you’re afraid you’re gonna miss your favourites, remember you can set remote recordings with your DStv Explora.

Cooking with Siba, Mondays at 18:00 CAT
Start the week off with some great cooking tips from Siba Ntongana. Step into her kitchen and feel the heat with celebrity guests as Siba cooks up a storm.

Our Perfect Wedding, Tuesdays at 18:30 CAT
On Tuesdays, you are invited to perfect weddings. Join the bride and groom as they prepare to walk down the aisle to say "I Do" in front of family and friends. But first, there’s the checklist of dress, suit, décor and cake to make sure theirs is the perfect wedding.

Jacob’s Cross, Wednesdays at 21:30 CAT
Don’t miss any of the drama in Jacob’s Cross, which is set in South Africa and Nigeria. When Jacob becomes the head of a family business, he doesn't know what he is in for. The drama follows with his jealous brother, Bola, scheming to get control of everything.

Zone 14, Thursdays at 21:30 CAT
The Sibiya and Moloi families are trying not to score an own goal in this drama series where football bosses, aspiring players and gangsters live side-by-side.

Goal Diggerz, Fridays at 18:00 CAT
On Fridays, it’s time to see how the other half lives. Step into the world of African football players abroad and see their lavish lifestyles when they’re not kicking around the ball.

Weekdays: Isidingo (19:30 CAT), Generations (20:00 CAT), Muvhango (20:30 CAT)
Zambezi Magic will make sure you get your daily fix of drama, suspense, backstabbing and love on Isidingo, Generations and Muvhango. Stay tuned to DStv channel 160 from 19:30, and see what Barker Haines’ latest scheme is in Isidingo, how the drama is unfolding for the Moroka family on Generations, and what disaster is about to strike on Muvhango.

Other programmes you can enjoy on Zambezi Magic are: Stokvel (Mondays at 18:30), Khumbul'ekhaya (Mondays at 21:30), Intersexions (Tuesdays at 21:30), Kota Life Crisis (Wednesdays at 19:00), Montana (Thursdays at 22:00), Forever Young (Fridays at 19:00), Sokhulu and Partners (Fridays at 21:30) and over weekends, you can enjoy great local movies including Mama Stole My Hunk (4 July at 20:00), Mampara (11 July at 20:00), When Love Hurts (18 July at 20:00) and Tin City (26 July at 20:00).

With all of this great TV viewing with DStv and Zambezi Magic, you don’t want to miss any of it. So make sure to get your DStv Explora and set remote recordings for your favourite TV shows and enjoy the magic of DStv channel 160 when it goes live at 20:00 on Wednesday, 1 July.