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Skeem Saam

Genres: Drama, Soap Opera
Broadcast on: SABC1

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Seasons

Season 7

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
SABC1 09 Jul 2018 05 Jul 2019 Weekdays, 18h30 - 19h00 260


Season 7

Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. It examines the plight of today's male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood.

The underlying premise for the local drama series is that real men are made, not born.

Teenage boys naturally challenge themselves. They wish to find out what their limits are. Lizo will explore his journey in a safe way but Kwaito and Tbose will take life-threatening risks.

Who will survive to see his 21st birthday? Who will grow into a healthy, responsible man? What are the responsibilities to fathers, uncles, teachers and neighbours towards shaping the next generation of men?

The series takes a close look at the lives of three teenage boys and their families. It examines how these boys deal with issues of masculinity, gender relations, relationships; self esteem, etc.

Skeem Saam challenges old notions of masculinity by promoting the new positive young versions of masculinity that are emerging in our modern society. The aim is to offer young people the opportunity to become themselves and not just their gender.

Through the series they will learn that they shouldn't be limited by stereotyped gender roles and rules and that all human beings are the same and are deserving of the equal treatment.

Skeem Saam was created by Winnie Serite and produced by PEU Communication Solutions in association with the Gauteng Film Commission and SABC Education. Serite is the executive producer.

The theme song is by Tuks.

Broadcast Notes

The end of Season 6 and the start of Season 7 were impacted by the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which aired on SABC1. Skeem Saam was moved to SABC2 during this time, from Season 6, Episode 245 (which aired on 15 June) to Season 7, Episode 5 (13 July). Season 7 resumed on SABC1 on Monday 16 July with Episode 6.

Season 7 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Clement Maosa		...	Zamokuhle 'Kwaito' Seakamela
Cornet Mamabolo		...	Thabo 'Tbose' Maputla (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)
Patrick Seleka		...	Katlego 'Kat' Petersen (as Patrick Seleka Jr.)
Amanda Du-Pont		...	Lelo
Shoki Sebotsane		...	Celia Magongwa (also as Shoki Mmola)
Dieketseng Mnisi	...	Ma Ntuli
Harriet Manamela	...	Meikie Maputla
Africa Tsoai		...	John Maputla
Eric Macheru		...	Leeto Maputla
Pebetsi Nolo Matlaila	...	Mokgadi
Cedric Fourie		...	Lehasa Maphosa

Recurring / Guests

Mogau Paulina Motlhatswi...	Mapitsi
Lydia Mokgokoloshi	...	Koko Mantsha
Makgofe Moagi		...	Charity Ramabu
Lerato Marabe		...	Pretty Seakamela
Arthur Molepo		...	Captain Malebana
Mortimer Williams	...	Petersen
Innocent Sadiki		...	Sthoko
Lesego Marakalla	...	Rachel Kunutu
Masilo Magoro		...	Charles Kunutu
Bongani Madondo		...	Sifiso
Lebohang Elephant	...	Mr Kgomo
Hellen Motsuki		...	Melita
Kea Leburu		...	Bontle (as Keamogetswe Leburu)
Anton Dekker		...	Kobus Grobler
Putla Sehlapelo		...	Alfred Magongwa
Elizabeth Serunye	...	Principal
David Mello		...	Capsy's Manager
Macks Papo		...	Marothi Maphuthuma
Philip Moolman		...	Riaan
Thabang Lefoa		...	Sphola
Nicholas Nkuna		...	Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)
Neo Ramitshana		...	Botshelo
Motshabi Tyelele	...	Mary
Magic Hlatshwayo	...	Kunutu Elder
Matthews Manamela	...	Sergeant Enos Babeile
Thabo Mkhabela		...	Leshole
Charles Maja		...	Big Boy
Liza van Deventer	...	Candice (as Liza Van Deventer)
Austin Mothapo		...	Noah (as Austin Rethabile Mothapo)
Ter Hollmann		...	Alexos Mathon
Buhle Maseko		...	Nimza
Mlungisi Mathe		...	EmKay
Phophi Mudau		...	Cindy Khuzwayo (as Phophi Ratlabala)
Gift Mokhampanyane	...	Fanie
Oratile Maitisa		...	Eunice
Vusi Leremi		...	Clement
James Pilkington	...	Francois
Nokuzola Mlengana	...	Sis'Ouma
Nomsa Sonqishe		...	Thenjiwe Ntombela
Skhumbuzo Mbatha	...	Meneer Manaka
Nkosikhona Ndiane	...	Bushang
Violet Mamabolo		...	Ma'am Mamashela (as Mmagosechaba Mamabolo)
Lebo Chidi		...	Carol (as Lebogang Chidi)
Zondi Ndlovu		...	Mr Kgopedi
Mpho Mashabela		...	Mr Setati (as Mpho Peter Mashabela)
Busisiwe Nyundu		...	Norah
Phillip Molepo		...	Mr Langa
Manare Vincent Ngoetjana...	Mr Desando
Emmanuel Matlakala	...	Mr Mashile
Tebogo Modisane		...	Alfios
Luyolo Zitha		...	Mfundo
Mbalenhle Tabu		...	Nosibusiso
Gcebile Dlamini		...	Nomasonto Dlamini
Johnny Leroke		...	Messenger of the Court
Sebasa Mogale		...	Dr Hlongwane
Clevy Sekgala		...	Dennis
Lesetja Mphela		...	Mma Matji
Julius wa Kgole		...	Dragon
Lethabo Mathatho	...	Mma Mohube
Dipuo Kgaphola		...	Sister Mokarati
Mona Skenjana		...	RAF Consultant
Lesego Phale		...	Boy 1
Given Mashilane		...	Boy 2
Jenny Sicwebu		...	Sihle
Tiisetso Mashala	...	Itumeleng
Eduard Horn		...	Sergeant Botha
Paul Rapetsoa		...	Josias
Kholofelo Lekganyane	...	Maureen
Mabu Sewetsi		...	Moruti
Moses Seletisha		...	Author
Joseph Senatle		...	Koloi (as Joseph Tshepo Senatle)
Nkosazana Mbatha	...	Shadi (as Nkosazana Hannah Mbatha)
Grant Shakoane		...	Maphuthuma Uncle
Mathapelo Mokgolo	...	Nakedi
Lethabo Thangoane	...	Pitsi
Ruth Tladi		...	Constance Maphuthuma
Bongani Mahlangu	...	Bullet
Moses Rasekele		...	Mduduzi
Joyce Ledwaba		...	Joyce
Kholeka Qwabe		...	Journalist (as Kholeka Dakada)
Amanda Manku		...	Elizabeth
Stephen Manaka		...	Ntate Kgotso (as Steven Manaka)
Phoenix Baaitse		...	Doctor Moremi
Muchipisi Mawasha	...	IT Guy
Patience Mudau		...	Nurse
Mafa Sekhaolelo		...	Mahlatse
Luxolo Ngqunge		...	Kwanele
Nakedi Susan Leshabane	...	Ma Koloi (as Nakedi Suzan Leshabane)
Julian Maphothoma	...	Billy
Isaac Thema		...	Ramolao
Naol Yimam		...	Joseph
Mashako Mathews Mokgale	...	Jonas
Mokgosi Setati		...	Rathoka Uncle
Kutlwano Sibekwane	...	Selena
Melusi Mthethwa		...	Bushang
Nozipho Langa		...	Glenda
Mulalo Ndou		...	Kamo Phalane (as Mulalo Lilly Ndou)
Tshegofatso Phatlha	...	Kenny
Buhle Mazibuko		...	Nomasonto Dlamini
Sam Shale		...	Phomolo
Gago Dlamini		...	Tsandzile
Thabo Teffu		...	Elias
Deborah Lettner		...	Janine
Aubrey Mmakola		...	PI Ramashala
Grace Bapela		...	Aunt Dorcas
Clayton Misoya		...	Levison Mkandawire
Steven Tinyiko Chauke	...	Groomsman
Kwazi Madlala		...	Groomsman
Promise Magopa		...	Bridesmaid
Dudu Molefe		...	Octavia
Thabo Masoga		...	Ananias


Season 7 Cast

as
Kwaito

as
Tbose (as Thabiso Cornet Mamabolo)

as
Kat (as Patrick Seleka Jr.)

as
Meikie Maputla

as
John Maputla

as
Ma Ntuli

as
Leeto Maputla

as
Lelo

as
Ma Kunutu (as Shoki Mmola)

as
Lehasa Maphosa

as
Koko Mantsha

as
Rachel Kunutu

as
Captain Malebana

as
Ntate Kgotso (as Steven Manaka)

as
Pretty Seakamela

as
Sifiso

as
Alfred Magongwa

as
Botshelo

as
Charles Kunutu

as
Elizabeth

as
Kunutu Elder

as
Petersen

as
Principal

as
Sphola

as
Melita

as
Charity Ramabu

as
Marothi Maphuthuma

as
Mr Kgomo

as
Kobus Grobler

as
Capsy's Manager

as
Doctor Moremi

as
Bontle (as Keamogetswe Leburu)

as
Sakhile (as Sipho Nicholas Nkuna)

as
Riaan

as
Sthoko

as
Journalist (as Kholeka Dakada)

as
Levison Mkandawire

as
PI Ramashala


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