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The Wife

Genres: Telenovela
Broadcast on: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu

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Season 3

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Mzansi Magic 15 Jan 2024 29 May 2024 Monday-Wednesday, 21h30 60


Season 3


The Wife is a South African telenovela inspired by characters and events from the Hlomu book series by Dudu Busani-Dube - Hlomu the Wife, Zandile the Resolute and Naledi His Love - which follow the lives of the eight Zulu brothers, a formidable crime family, through the eyes of the wives they marry.

This season centres on two star-crossed lovers: Tswana doctor Naledi Montsho and Zulu taxi driver Qhawe.

Gaisang K Noge (House of Zwide) stars as Naledi opposite Kwenzo Ngcobo as Qhawe.

The new season picks up with the Zulu brothers' crimes now front page news – and Naledi kidnapped.

Wiseman Mncube replaces Bonko Khoza in the role of Mqhele Zulu, the abusive, ice-cream loving husband of Hlomu (Mbalenhle Mavimbela).

Hlomu and Mqhele's love story remains complicated this season, in a relationship described as "dark and abusive" and "deep into toxic love".

In addition to Mncube, new cast members this season include Sello Motloung as Naledi's father, Kgosi; Stoan Seate as Sefako, Qhawe's rival for Naledi; Lungelo Mpangase as Xoli, Sambulo's love interest; Mo Setumo as Tshidi, Naledi's older sister; Sello Ramolahloane as Molefi; and Terrence Ngwila as Detective Baloyi.

Season 3 of The Wife is a Showmax Original Production, executive produced for Stained Glass TV by Gugu Zuma-Ncube and Pepsi Pokane; and for Coalstove Pictures by Wandile Molebatsi.

The series producer for Season 3 is Kamogelo Aphane and the head writer is Busisiwe Ntintili.

The directors this season include Fikile Mogodi, Tebogo Mkhabela, Luthando Mngomezulu and Stephina Zwane.
 


Season 3 Cast

as
Qhawe

as
Mandisa

as
Bab'Dladla

as
Mam'Dladla

as
Bab Mzimela

as
Bontle

as
Zandile

as
Mandisa's Uncle

as
Mqhele

as
Kgosi Montsho

as
Molefi

as
Tshidi

as
Detective Baloyi

as
Sefako

as
Tsietsi

as
Nqobile

as
Social Worker

as
Rratladi

as
Nokuzola (as Kamogelo Bombe)

as
Kat Sinivasan

as
Moseki

as
Rre Phiri

as
Montsho Uncle (as Molefi Monaise)


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