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Zabalaza joins the winning channel

06 September 2022
Halala, we welcome a new addition to the family!
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We’ve just welcomed a lokshin soap, Zabalaza to our Novela Magic family. Here’s why you will love our latest addition as much as we do.

Boasts a stellar cast

Zabalaza boasts a stellar cast of celebrated local talent, such as Zandile Msutwana, Baby Cele, and Seputla Sebogodi. Just from this, you should already know that it’s going to give what it’s supposed to give.

Resonates with the audience


The story of a family struggling with power, greed, love, and deceit is authentic and resonates with a South African audience.

Magnificent plot twists and character development

“Wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo.”

You will witness the Cele matriarch Gasta rise from a silent wife living in the shadow of her wealthy husband to one of the most powerful and influential businesswomen in her township.

Learning from the characters

Kusazoba mnandi!

Here’s a guarantee, you will stay captivated while you learn from the character journeys explored within the show.

Join us or miss out!

Catch Zabalaza daily on #NovelaMagic, DStv channel 165. If you want to join our Novela Magic fam conversation on the shows, follow Novela Magic on Facebook and Twitter using #NovelaMagic.