The Mseleku family returns on Izingane zeS’thembu

29 May 2023
The show will be an in-depth look into the lives of the Mseleku older children and the challenges they face as they strive to carve their own identity.
 Izingane zeS’thembu

Since the Mseleku family first appeared on the Mzansi Magic screens in 2017, audiences have been captivated by their story. This June, the channel is bringing a new and exciting reality show Izingane zeS’thembu to DStv Compact customers, which will feature renowned polygamist Musa Mseleku’s five older children.

In Izingane zeS’thembu, Mzansi Magic viewers will gain a fresh and relatable look inside the lives of the Mseleku children, as the siblings share their struggles and triumphs of working towards defining themselves.

"Izingane zeS’thembu answers many of the viewers' questions and curiosity about the Mseleku children that might have arisen while watching the highly successful and intriguing Uthando neS’thembu,” says Shirley Adonisi, Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net.“

This show is an honest and unfiltered look at their lives as they try to find their place in the world. We are sure that audiences will once again be captivated by the Mseleku children and find out how they are evolving."Izingane zeS’thembu promises to be an entertaining, captivating and thought-provoking show, and the perfect addition to your Compact experience."

Premiering on Tuesday 27 June at 20:00, Izingane zeS’thembu will follow the children’s struggles and triumphs, allowing viewers to gain an insight into the complexities of growing up in a polygamous family through the eyes of the next generation of the Mseleku family.

Mpumelelo is eager to carry on his father's polygamous legacy. However, he struggles to reconcile his youthful nature with his duty as a son. Mpumelelo intends to have seven wives starting with his current two girlfriends: Vuyo, his child's mother, who struggles with his interest in other women; and Tirelo, who is fine with Mpumelelo dating other women. But Mpumelelo takes advantage of Tirelo’s openness to control his whereabouts and romantic relationships.

Alongside Mpumelelo are his siblings Mpilo, Abongwe, Sne and Lwandle.The 13 episodes of Izingane zeS’thembu are produced by Milk and Honey TV, the same production company behind Ezomshado, the popular talk show hosted by Musa Mseleku's wives, MaCele and MaKhumalo.

Watch Izingane zeS’thembu to learn more about the dynamics of the Mseleku children as they deal with brotherhood, polygamy, family, and identity. Starting Tuesday 27 June, at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic, DStv channel 161. Find Mzansi Magic on Facebook,TwitterInstagram, and TikTok.