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iThemba

Genres: Drama, Thriller
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, 1Magic

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Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
1Magic 05 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019 Saturdays, 20h30 - 21h00 13
Mzansi Magic 07 Oct 2019 30 Dec 2019 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 13


Season 1

iThemba is a South African television drama series which follows Philiswa, a young woman whose life comes to a halt when her sister, Nomonde, who has been the sole caretaker of their family, stops paying Philiswa's varsity fees and disappears.

Philiswa's search leads her to a church where she discovers that Nomonde is in trouble.

Philiswa realises that this place is a cult that takes advantage of desperate people and in her search to find and free Nomonde, she uncovers family secrets that threaten to destroy her and Nomonde.

iThemba is a 1Magic Production produced by Pixel Perfect Productions as an M-Net Original. The series is created and executive produced by Khayakazi Ngqula and Nompumelelo Ngqula, with Mpho Modise also credited as a creator. The series producer is Frank Perold.

The head writer is Duduzile Zamantungwa Mabaso, who is also the scriptwriter and a storyliner with Nompumelelo Ngqula and Christa Biyela.

Directors include Jerome Pikwane and Khayakazi Ngqula. Music is composed by The Good Group.

Season 1 Cast

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Starring

Mangi Tebeka		...	Philiswa
Vatiswa Ndara		...	Ma
Pakamisa Zwedala	...	Mangaliso
Brenda Ngxoli		...	Nomonde
Tshepiso Jeme		...	Zithulele
Anelisa Phewa		...	Ntsika

Recurring / Guests

Noluthando Meje		...	Bongi (as Noluthando Nqoyi)
Mac Mathunjwa		...	Tat'Mkhokheli (as Macdonald Mathunjwa)
Thandy Matlaila		...	Lahliwe
Zizi Peteni		...	Constable Ndlebe
Keneilwe Matidze	...	Michelle Brown-Shange
Kayise Ngqula		...	Sister Wife
Yonela Duze		...	Sister Wife
Zukhanye Geza		...	Potsoyi
Nokuzola Mlengana	...	Mambhele (as Nokuzola Mlengani)
Vusi Thanda		...	Deacon Thando
Asanda Ntanjana		...	Constable Tshawe
Mihlali Ntanjana	...	Jade
Athi Ntanjana		...	SRC Representative
Ayanda Kheswa		...	Sister Wife
Boitumelo Mbakaza	...	Sister Wife
Lerato Selo		...	Sister Wife
Siyabonga Kheswa	...	Sinner 1
Gladman Dhlamini	...	Deacon
Alex Matsila		...	Deacon
Kelebone Sehloho	...	Deacon
Lusapho Gqobo		...	Sabelo
Chumisa Cosa		...	Thina
Yondi Kumalo		...	Qaqamba (as Yondi Khumalo)
Momelezi Ntshiba	...	Sergeant Tenza
Mthokozisi Sithole	...	Constable Diliza
Elelwani Moremela	...	Doctor
Errol Ndotho		...	Officer Olifant
Portia Nkabinde		...	Nurse
Lunga Nogqala		...	Church Security
Luncendo Dobuga		...	Church Security


Season 1 Cast

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Philiswa

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Mangaliso

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Nomonde

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Zithulele

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Ntsika

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Bongi (as Noluthando Nqoyi)

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Tat'Mkhokheli (as Macdonald Mathunjwa)

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Lahliwe

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Constable Ndlebe

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Michelle Brown-Shange

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Sister Wife

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Sister Wife

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Thina

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Sergeant Tenza

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Officer Olifant


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