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DStv Compact is giving you five more reasons why Kubhenandi ekhaya with brand new seasons of five of our favourite local shows!

This January, DStv Compact is giving you five more reasons why kuzobamnandi ekhaya with brand new seasons of five of our favourite local shows!

Ring in the new year with brand new seasons of The Republic, Mzali Wam, The Ranakas, I Blew It and the highly anticipated Big Brother Mzansi, all returning to Mzansi Magic. And when you get DStv Compact and stay connected, you can enjoy the 24-hour Big Brother Mzansi channel and never miss a moment of the drama.

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Big Brother Mzansi Season 6

After seven years, Big Brother Mzansi is back to keep you company for the first quarter of 2022. South Africans move into the new Big Brother House together as housemates. They’ll live, love and squabble together under Big Brother’s watchful eye, while taking on challenges in exchange for privileges and supplies. Look out for the Big Big Brother episodes every Sunday on Mzansi Magic, from the Launch, to the Eviction Episodes and the Finale. Highlights episodes air on Saturdays at 21:30, and you can watch the daily show Tuesdays-Fridays at 21:30.

Watch Big Brother Mzansi Season 6 from Sunday, 23 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 18:00

Watch Big Brother Mzansi Season 6 Highlights from Saturday, 29 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 21:30

Watch Big Brother Mzansi Season 6 Daily Show Tuesdays-Fridays from Tuesday, 25 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 21:30

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The Republic Season 2

Drama. It has been two years since the events of Season 1. President Mulaudzi (Florence Masebe) is back for a 2nd term in office, but the real political fight against corruption is in the hands of 2 young people, a Bonnie And Clyde pair whose escapades capture South Africa’s hearts.

Watch The Republic Season 2 from Sunday, 2 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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Mzali Wami Season 2

Drama. Teenager Ntokozo (Lungelo Mpangase) was taken from her biological mother, Joyce (Masasa Mbangeni), at birth. Now the woman who stole her, Sibongile (Nolwazi Ngubeni), has made a deal behind bars with sinister human trafficking kingpin Terror (Dumisani Mbebe) to get “her” daughter Ntokozo back.

Watch Mzali Wami Season 2 from Monday, 3 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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The Ranakas Season 5

The Ranakas return with glamour and drama. While Dineo takes more of a back seat this season, Ntate Ranaka continues his search for his sister, shrewd Mama Ranaka helps the family’s business to pivot during COVID times, and Manaka gets into her farming journey.

Watch The Ranakas Season 5 from Thursday, 6 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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I Blew It Season 4

South Africans who’ve come into money suddenly but wound up flat broke soon after the windfall talk about the financial wrong turns they took and the things that they wish they could have done differently, while their families weigh in on what they saw happening.

Watch I Blew It Season 4 from Friday, 7 January on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) at 20:00

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