Mzansi Magic presents Code 13

19 March 2024
The race to capture escaped convicts star Zolisa Xaluva and Lunathi Mampofu.
Code 13 press release

Crime, corruption, and betrayal of the highest level are the driving themes for Mzansi Magic’s new drama series Code 13, premiering on Sunday 14 April. 

Set in the gritty heart of Joburg, Code 13 follows the story of Bheki Ndlovu, played by Zolisa Xaluva, a no-nonsense Jozi detective with a knack for connecting the dots and solving complex cases. Together with a hard-edged police unit, he is tasked with recapturing six of the city's most dangerous criminals who escaped while in custody from a police van.

 However, this already challenging case presents him with hurdle after hurdle at every turn as his efforts reveal a web of corruption, betrayal, and secrets at the very top. Moreover, Bheki’s work life is not the only one that seems to be adventure-packed. His personal life plays a significant role as he tries to balance the two, especially when his love interest turns out to be a colleague.


The series, produced by Seriti Films also stars Lunathi Mampofu as Bongi Nkosi, a police detective, and Bheki’s love interest, Aluve Mjali as Marcus ‘Mamba’ Moagi as a highly skilled hacker, and Primo Baloyi as Veli ‘Veja’ Mohalanyane who is deeply connected to the community which makes him a reliable informant. Other cast members who will star in the series include Zikhona Bali as Azania, Saint Seseli as Patrick, and Thami Mngqolo as Dr Pitso.

The big question is: can Bheki trust his team of over-qualified and egotistical law enforcers to recapture this group of dangerous escapees and expose a web of corruption that reaches the highest levels of power before the city descends into irreversible chaos?

To get all the answers and to see how it all unfolds, tune in to Code 13 premiering Sunday 14 April at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic channel 161.  


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