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Ngempela

Genres: Docu-Drama
Broadcast on: SABC1

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
SABC1 04 Feb 2014 06 May 2014 Tuesdays, 20h30 - 21h00 13


Season 1

Ngempela is a South African docu-drama television series produced by Nine Nine Productions which dramatises actual tabloid stories which range from romance and unrequited love to raw ambition, back-stabbing, dishonesty and intrigue, with comments by the actual individuals the stories portray.

The series seeks to translate the world of tabloid newspaper into a unique television experience – telling these Mzansi stories without being overly sensational and controversial.

The self-contained episodes feature stories ranging from romance and unrequited love to raw ambition and back-stabbing, dishonesty and intrigue.

The series stories are introduced via an actual printed tabloid poster introducing the viewer into the coming intrigue. Every episode ends with comments by the actual individuals the stories portray.

Ngempela presents distinct and recognisable tabloid stories in a dramatic, shocking and yet funny way.

Produced by Nine Nine Productions, Ngempela is produced by Inayet Motara with executive producer Dumisani Phakathi. The head writer was Gwydion.

Season 1 Cast

(scroll to bottom for available actor bios)
 

Starring

Jet Novuka		...	Kwezi
Linda Sebezo		...	Maria (as Linda Sebozo)
Frances Ndlazilwana	...	Gogo
Clementine Mosimane	...	Gogo's Relative (as Clemintine Mosimane)
Chumisa Cosa		...	Linda
Thapelo Sebogodi	...	Sipho
Nomhle Nkonyeni		...	Narrator - Herself
Sibongile Phakathi	...	Martha
Phoenix Baaitse		...	Zakes/Secretary
Errol Ndotho		...	Sporo
Phila Mazibuko		...	Zola
Koketso Modiba		...	Mlilo's Girlfriend
Mpho Molepo		...	Thuso
Harriet Manamela	...	Lebo
Tsholofelo Maseko	...	Tumi (as Tsholo Maseko)
Phumello Nkosi		...	Patrick
Monnye Kunupi		...	Joyce

Recurring / Guests

Mbali Palmer		...	Hlengiwe
Helen Lebepe		...	Nomusa
Thandeka Mdeliswa	...	Portia
Ntsikelelo Ngcanga	...	Stevovo
Sehlophe Nchabeleng	...	Joe (as Sehlohpe Nchabeleng)
Meme Boitshoko Kumalo	...	Petunia
Nonhlanhla Ndlovu	...	Dorcas
Patrick Makabula	...	Chief Officer
Nhlanhla Mahlangu	...	Jabu
Sam Modiengyana		...	Siyabonga
Julius Folola		...	Prophet Afua
Lungile Hlatshwayo	...	Motorist
Sello Zikalala		...	Alfred
Humphrey Makhanya	...	Cleva
Ivy Nkutha		...	umThandazi (as Ivy Nkuta)
Chris Njokwana		...	Mlilo
Khanyeza Khanyeza	...	Coach
Charles Marule		...	Soccer Commentator (as Charles "Superman" Marule)
Gift Motaung		...	Mike
Olwethu Yekwani		...	Frida
Mmathapelo Buthelezi	...	Wife
Nonceba Bhoqho		...	Daughter
Patricia Nyathi		...	Gogo
Zinhle Mahlangu		...	Journalist
Londiwe Nhlapo		...	Car Wash Girl 1
Sibabatso Rantia	...	Car Wash Girl 1
Mpho Leotlela		...	Patrick
Sibusiso Hlongwane	...	Photographer
Xolisa Gobo		...	Guard
Simon Mohuba		...	Policeman
Sandile Sibeko		...	Orderly
Monica Solwandle	...	Gugu
Stephen Mofokeng	...	Husband (Vusi)
Phoenix Baaitse		...	Secretary
Phumzile Masina		...	Shouting Girl
Jesse Suntele		...	Sandile
Tsholofelo Molatlou	...	Beautiful Woman
Mavuso Simelane		...	Sbu
Sthandiwe Shabangu	...	Peggy
Ayanda Mphuthi		...	Girl 1
Pretty Mphuthi		...	Girl 2


Season 1 Cast

as
Gogo's Relative

as
Joyce

as
Kwezi

as
Linda

as
Maria

as
Mlilo's Girlfriend

as
Patrick

as
Sipho

as
Sporo

as
Thuso

as
Tumi

as
Zakes/Secretary

as
Zola

as
Martha

as
Narrator - Herself

as
Alfred

as
Sandile

as
Portia


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