SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Yobe

Genres: Docu-Reality
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu, 1Magic

Rate:

6.0

Add to Show Favourites

Broadcaster information
South African channels

1Magic : 07 Apr 2018 - 30 Mar 2019
Mzansi Magic : 10 Apr 2018 - 02 Apr 2019
Mzansi Wethu : 18 Jul 2019 - 01 Oct 2020

About the Show

Yobe is a South African docu-reality series created and hosted by Siyabonga Thwala which documents the journey undertaken by perpetrators of crime seeking forgiveness from their victims and their families.

The 13 part docu-series unpacks the stories of the perpetrators as they take accountability for their actions by apologising to their victims.

Setting the tone for the dialogue is the victim, recalling the events that changed their lives. The incident which resulted in the offender being jailed is then delievered through a re-enactment.

The offender then proceeds to write a letter to the victim or victim's family expressing their desire to meet with them. Once both parties agree to meet face-to-face, mediation occurs under the guidance of trained Correctional Services facilitators and social workers.

Due to the sensitivity of the process, all cases are handled with the assistance of the Department of Correctional Services and their rehabilitation program facilitators.

Is it possible to heal wounds caused by the devastation of crime through a victim-and-offender dialogue?

Yobe is an M-Net Original Production, executive produced by Siyabonga Thwala (for Nalumi Pictures) and Desiree Markgraaff (for Bomb). The series producer is Pearl Munonde and the series director is Omelga Mthiyane. Adze Ugah is the re-enactment director.

The title music is by Siyabonga Thwala and Bham Ntabeni.


Starring

as
Host - Himself


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 9 July

09 Jul 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Sketch show Famalam starts on SABC2 and Investigation Discovery dips a toe into Southern Gothic.


2020 SAFTAs - ALL the nominees

14 Feb 2020 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Awards | 5 comments
The River leads with 15 noms, The Queen and Muvhango end their boycott and the comedy categories are gone.


New on TV today: Thursday 18 July

18 Jul 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Secrets of Instapreneurs are told on SABC1, Yobe rolls onto Wethu and Kokkedoor returns to kykNET.


LATEST ARTICLES

Binnelanders Teasers - October 2021

How will the board vote?


Survivor SA: The case for Smash to win Immunity Island

Finale day! Time to talk who should win and why.


New on TV today: Thursday 16 September

My Heroes Were Cowboys airs on Netflix and uThando Nes'thembu returns to Mzansi Magic.


Muvhango Teasers - October 2021

What would you pay for a life saving kidney?


New on TV today: Wednesday 15 September

Sport doc Schumacher drops on Netflix and comedy The Oval returns to BET.


Uzalo Teasers - October 2021

MaMlambo and Hlelo have to face the reality of their crimes.


Getroud met Rugby Teasers - October 2021

Lienkie and Nesie compete furiously!


New on TV today: Tuesday 14 September

HGTV fashions a Home Town Takeover and comedy In the Long Run starts on SABC2.


Top Shows on TV: August 2021

Idols viewership crashes by a third.


The Estate on SABC1 Teasers - October 2021

Shadrack's madness gets worse. Also, Dumisani starts his new job.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.