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  Zanele Mbokazi to host new talker
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TVSA can confirm that evangelist, businesswoman and presenter Zanele Mbokazi will be hosting a new talk show on SABC1 called Khwezela/Rekindle with Zanele Mbokazi.

The series premieres on Sunday, 10 June at 17h30 and covers relationships from a Christian perspective.

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First look at the set.

Zanele, who's best known for creating the annual Crown Gospel Music Awards, has been running Khwezela relationship seminars since 2008 and sees the series as an extension of the workshops to reach a wider audience.

"The divorce rate is alarming," she says. "When I went through my divorce, I realised so much that I could have done differently if I had been better equipped. Therefore I promised myself that I would  push to assist single's to understand themselves and the institution of marriage before they make their vows.

"Though I know no-one has a perfect formula for a successful divorce-proof marriage, it is important to emphasise that the show will use God and His Word as the ultimate compass and guide on all relationship issues.”

In addition to her seminars Zanele recently released a book titled Before The Vows which she co-wrote with her second husband Bishop Mpendulo Nkambule, who she married in August last year. 

Zanele started her broadcasting career in radio, hosting popular gospel and talk shows on Ukhozi FM in the mid-1990's. She made her TV debut in the late 1990's as a news and current affairs presenter for SABC1 and went on to host Gospel Gold until 2007 when she moved into producing the show instead.

She guest judged on the first season of I Want To Sing Gospel and in 2010 she hosted the first season of the ONE Gospel reality competition Shine.

She's also been at centre of various controversies including a court battle with The Sunday World, a beef with evangelist Pastor Dube, rumours of an affair two years ago and a blackmail plot by two policemen who we arrested earlier this year.

Her wedding to Bishop Nkambule aired on Top Billing last year and she retained her surname after they tied the knot. Zanele hasn't changed her name to Mbokazi-Nkambule but remains Mbokazi.

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Reply from: babye Friday, May 25, 2012 16:00 PM
huh those sofas look as if they are from Lewis
Reply from: zandilez Friday, May 25, 2012 16:02 PM
more reasons for me not to watch sabc 1............... i have never liked her from the time she was doing gospel gold  to her 19 weddings she had that were spread on drum magazine with that big belly pastor......... ........ 
Reply from: VusiK Friday, May 25, 2012 16:07 PM
There is no rule that says a woman MUST change her surname when getting married to a man.
Reply from: VusiK Friday, May 25, 2012 16:09 PM
... But the little reading here ... She has ZERO qualification in counselling anybody about marriage.
Reply from: zandilez Friday, May 25, 2012 16:14 PM
zanele should jus get off her high horse and that pretent smile........
Reply from: sibablwe Friday, May 25, 2012 17:03 PM
What r we khwezeling again?
Reply from: Tazteeq Friday, May 25, 2012 17:25 PM
uuhhhhhmmmmm, What happened to Zanale's Singing 'Career'?????
Reply from: VusiK Friday, May 25, 2012 17:30 PM
Too many expectations
Too little Talent
She had ZERO musical talent ... why ask about nothing Tazz
...
EGO will destroy one's career,
especially when one believes their own hype!
...
Showbiz' Number 01 Folly ... Too many Professors ... Zero Students ...

What's up Tazz?
Reply from: Tazteeq Friday, May 25, 2012 17:39 PM
Holla VusiK! O grand?

Yho, thats why i had the word career in quotes, 
Reply from: VusiK Friday, May 25, 2012 17:42 PM
NgiRight Tazz ...
I trust all is well with you also.lol
I noticed ...
But sometimes one needs to SPELL it out to these people because I'm certain some of them read us.
Reply from: Kandyfloss Friday, May 25, 2012 19:20 PM
lol @ taz&vus. no comment tjo!
Reply from: zandilez Saturday, May 26, 2012 08:28 AM
where does her hair line begin(look at the photo on this article).......... une mpandla ........she must concetrate on getting hair transplant
Reply from: Aphrodisiac Saturday, May 26, 2012 14:36 PM
All I wanna know is from whom did she steal this concept (side eye Crown Gospel Awards) and who did she sleep with to get it on tv (side eye Crown Gospel Awards)
Reply from: Spherism Saturday, May 26, 2012 15:14 PM
Hayi,Hayi, Hayi ma-South Africa!!!!!!!! Yintoni umona ongaka?????? Sis' Zanele is very qualified, you need to check her website and see for yourselves. She did a good job while on Gospel Gold.....Yhini Thixo,  why is it hard for us to celebrate the success of one of our own?.....Ninengxaki ndiyanixelela, it's not even funny!!!!! Suka maan....
Reply from: VusiK Saturday, May 26, 2012 17:04 PM
@Spherism ... Everybody is entitled to their opinions ...

She is your hero, not everyone else's.

,,, definitely not mine, Television is not success. I could care less.
Reply from: Spherism Saturday, May 26, 2012 17:55 PM
@Vusik: She is not necessarly my hero and YES we all have full entitlement to our opinions but I worry when people become negetive for no apparent reasons. Nako nje endikutshoyo, and I don mean to start a debate-andingomntu unjalo!!!
Reply from: VusiK Saturday, May 26, 2012 18:16 PM
That is your opinion...
My opinion is stands ...
Why should we HAVE TO have positive opinions ?
mine happens not to favour her, and I voice it.
Reply from: Sana Lwam Monday, May 28, 2012 09:23 AM
I just love this lady. Have attended 2 of her workshops and she's a great motivational speaker. Everyone one has faults....I loved her on Gospel Gold, will definitely be watching.
Reply from: Cheesa Monday, May 28, 2012 09:45 AM
Zanele Mbokazi is fake as they come. I also dont really like her coz I feel she is one of those fake gospel people who are in it for money not for what it really is about. 

Swazi Dlamini is one of those together with Ausi Ribs there's lots of them maan even Vicky Vilakazi, they are all in that group for me. They are so fake shem. Even when they shout "praise Gaaad" I get so sick they annoy me for real. But i like uSis Ribs though and her music. 

Who is she to council people about their marriages???? What qualification does she have to do that? Good question Vuss! Just because she is married to some pastor now she sees it fit to council people about marriage mxm. 

What I noticed about this woman is that she likes taking chances Tazz, she does not have any singing talent just like many in this industry. They just wanna make money thats all and we know gospel music sells more than any other genre in this country. What is sad is that some people get fooled by these people.  

And another thing I think she got this show coz she has some relationship with sabc1. We see only fakeness from this show, you watch. 

LOL Zandilez I feel about her shem. She has no hairline whatsoever shem unempandla qha ke.

Reply from: tizoz Monday, May 28, 2012 12:17 PM
manje leGommaGomma kwenzenjani!
Reply from: poshspice Monday, May 28, 2012 12:34 PM
I never thought I'll use this word but there's always a first time - Ya'll are Haters, sit down!!!! *hides from bullets* lol On a more serious note I love Zanele's hustle, this is one lady that is ambitious, she is a go getter and make things happen for herself She knows what she wants and how to get it...is that a crime? we all try different things - at some we are good at, some average, some bad but we do not stop trying and dreaming!
Reply from: poshspice Monday, May 28, 2012 12:34 PM
I never thought I'll use this word but there's always a first time - Ya'll are Haters, sit down!!!! *hides from bullets* lol On a more serious note I love Zanele's hustle, this is one lady that is ambitious, she is a go getter and make things happen for herself She knows what she wants and how to get it...is that a crime? we all try different things - at some we are good at, some average, some bad but we do not stop trying and dreaming!
Reply from: poshspice Monday, May 28, 2012 12:34 PM
I never thought I'll use this word but there's always a first time - Ya'll are Haters, sit down!!!! *hides from bullets* lol On a more serious note I love Zanele's hustle, this is one lady that is ambitious, she is a go getter and make things happen for herself She knows what she wants and how to get it...is that a crime? we all try different things - at some we are good at, some average, some bad but we do not stop trying and dreaming!
Reply from: Spherism Monday, May 28, 2012 13:33 PM
Kufike ixesha lokuba abantu baqale ukuyiqonda yaye bayamnkele into yokuba HAYI wonke umntu ocula umculo wokholo kufuneka anyabe. Kuba abantu into abanengxaki nayo kusis Rebecca kuba endwebile*andithandi ukulisebenzisa eligama*......udalwe njalo ke....DEAL WITH IT.....PERIOD...@Cheesa. Thank you Poshspice!!!!
Reply from: ms.tebby Monday, May 28, 2012 14:59 PM

kwaaaa! @ Cheesa venting... *dead* ...but I lost a little respect for some of those people you names....
Reply from: VusiK Monday, May 28, 2012 15:18 PM
lol Poshspice ... Haterz always Gonna Hate !!!
What'sup ms. Tebby ... I miss you greatly friend.
Don't know what you're on Spherism ... But Give me Some !!!
Some admire some people for whatever reason ... some do not ... Leave those who elect not to be fans to do so as freely as fans are free elect to admire.

Start a fan club for her ... it is cool with me.
Reply from: Vesa Monday, May 28, 2012 16:06 PM
She used to have a show on Soweto tv, can't remember the name cause I stumbled upon it while channel surfing. On that day they were talking about gays and lesbians, and what God says regarding that.

She had two pastors and a psychologist as panelists. One of the guys that was on the show was the Durban socialite Tha Simelane....and they were going on and on about how being gay or lesbo is all in the mind. At the end of the show, the pastors prayed for Tha to be straight and take out the spirit of being gay....tjo! I've never seen such.....and Tha is still gay by the way
Reply from: ms.tebby Monday, May 28, 2012 16:18 PM

hey VusiK le nna hle I miss you.... :-(

LOL! @ Vesa 's story ....
Reply from: Cnglemother Monday, May 28, 2012 18:55 PM
kwakwakwa!SABC1 and their selection processes in hiring presenters?hence we will never have well presented shows with world class hosts.heh sowetotv presenters may be unknown and not eyecandy sometimes but they are on something.
Reply from: ThreeSlice Monday, June 11, 2012 11:00 AM
oh gosh i forgot to watch the show, what happened?
Reply from: cbcgle Monday, June 18, 2012 14:06 PM

Khwezela show is the best show in SABC1, I've watched the first show yesterday, the only problem is that the time is too short if you can increase the time to an hour at least this will really help people spiritual and motionally.  Zanele cc you are really a blessing from by God.  You are indeed an intelligent and hardworking women i ever see. I love you so much, keep it up the good work and good heart.

Reply from: Teddy Bee Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:40 AM
I missed the first show but i am def gonna watch the next one. Mina i am gonna watch and learn where i can, i think i don't loose or gain from her being a fake or not, i will only gain from what comes out of her mouth. I like her and so far izinto eziphuma emlonyeni wakhe ziyangakha, that is what important- ukwakheka. As for the people who don't like her, we are all entitled to different opinions, this is a free country but we all have dreams, abanye abantu bazibukela phansi bangazami ukuwaphila amaphupho abo, abanye bayazama and kwenzeke. If engenzeki, awenzekanga kodwa u tried- it is better than not trying.
Reply from: MaBgal Tuesday, June 19, 2012 13:06 PM
I missed the show too but will make it a point to watch it this week. I suggest u haters watch it too...who knows....Zanele might be able to help transform your negative mentalities with her good advises.
 



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