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Zambezi Magic adds Shi Mumbi to its content mix

31 March 2020
Shi Mumbi - Press Release

Zambezi Magic is proud to announce that Shi Mumbi will be airing on Zambezi Magic, Channel 162 from the 3rd of April 2020.

The channel prides itself in sharing local stories and Shi Mumbi, a well-known and much-loved skit comedy that is equally enjoyed by the Zambian market has been given a new home on the leading local channel.

“We are continuously on the look-out for new content that resonate with our audience and sometimes existing content that is loved makes it an easy and obvious conclusion for the business to pursue.” said Mosibudi Pheeha, Channel Head of Zambezi Magic. The channel has now licensed the astounding show and trusts that its existing fan base will enjoy the new stories. For those who have not yet experienced the comedic and mischievous ways of Shi Mumbi are sure to discover a new show to enjoy.

Pheeha further mentioned that she and the team are excited to be in partnership with Isaac Moonga from Dope Productions who is equally no stranger to household screens or the channel. Moonga produced Zed Access, a 1-hour music show special that aired on Zambezi Magic in 2018 as well as well as Zisinsi which is currently on air. When asked what makes Shi Mumbi different from other content that is currently airing on Zambezi Magic, Pheeha stated that the channel offers comedies that have fast become household names. She concluded by stating that Shi Mumbi will ensure that the viewers are kept entertained on the channel by talented Aurey Luo, the mischievous Shi Mumbi, Rita Bwalya who plays the role of Rosemary as well as Chimanga Munalula who plays the role of Belinda.

Get ready for rib cracking comedy and stay entertained on Zambia’s leading storyteller- Zambezi Magic


About Shi Mumbi


Shi Mumbi is an ordinary, sophisticated compound man who survives through conning and piece jobs. He marries Rosemary, a woman brought up in the village, after meeting her on the roadside selling potatoes. He then has an affair with Belinda, a secret that he never wants his wife to find out! His problems and stresses are compounded by Rosemary's mother (a frequent visitor to their two roomed house) who comes mostly to ask for the remaining payment as Shi Mumbi has not finished paying dowry for her daughter.

Catch this hilarious comedy every Friday from the 3rd of April at 21.00hrs. Repeats air every Saturday at 17.30hrs and Wednesdays at 19.00hrs