M-Net confirms that bestselling author, international speaker, television talk show host and transformational coach, Justin Cohen will be the expert dating coach of the very first season of The Single Wives SA, alongside motivational Speaker, philanthropist, businesswoman, MC and radio and television host – Mapaseka Mokwele – who most recently, has moved into the leadership, career, life and relationship coaching space.
Well-respected in the industry, Justin is the author of 5 books and 8 audiobooks. He has produced and presented several personal development television shows where he has interviewed some of the world’s leading experts on success. As a leading authority on human potential, with a postgraduate degree in psychology, Justin Cohen speaks and trains in the fields of motivation, sales, customer service and leadership. He is a faculty member at Duke and along with Harvard professor, Matt Killingsworth, was the positive psychology expert on the ‘Joy takes you further’ global happiness campaign and is also a doctoral candidate at Middlesex University in London.
During his role as the expert dating coach on The Single Wives SA, Justin will be taking the six ladies on a journey of transformation, during their six-week period in The Single Wives house. This journey will include a crash course on how to deal with the harsh truths about themselves and their past, with the aim of healing their wounds, restoring their confidence and preparing them to re-enter the dating scene.
The extraordinary Mapaseka Mokwele will work alongside Justin, also an expert coach of the show.
Mapaseka is no stranger to the media industry, having worked in the broadcasting industry since 1996. Over the years, she has held various positions from journalist to producer, news anchor and most famously, radio and television host.
Mapaseka is best-known for her popular daily talk and current affairs show on Kaya FM, called Home, where she covered trending topics around news, business, culture, fashion and the arts, engaging in conversations that were designed to enlighten and entertain. She is also well known for her television talk-show, Motswako, where she discussed issues affecting South African women from all walks of life.
Amongst her qualifications of a master’s degree in Management and Business Executive Coaching, Mapaseka is also a mother and wife, making her the perfect fit for the role of host and coach to the six-ladies on the show.
The Single Wives SA is produced by Black Swan Media and will be screened on M-Net Channel 101 on 3 September 2020.