“Skeem Saam is going to be the best Sepedi drama ever! My role is ‘Pretty’, the little brat that Kwaito doesn’t want. The show is entertaining and educational, South African youth will learn about doing the right thing and to not allow peers to put pressure on their decisions.”
“My name is Mogau Paulina Motlhatswi. I was born in Limpopo close to Lebowakgomo on the 13th July in 1992. I moved to Johannesburg and attended Piet van Vuuren Primary school in Brixton where I did athletics, cross country and played netball.”
Winning the 2011 SAFTAS for best supporting actress in the feature film Life Above All is a highlight in Harriet Manamela’s career. Her roles in Life Above All were an actress, dialogue and acting coach all at the same time. When attending the Cannes Film Festival, she received a ten minute standing ovation for the same film.
South Africa’s much loved Muppets from Takalani Sesame will be part of Sanlam’s 2011 road show visiting Rustenburg, Polokwane, KwaZulu Natal, Eastern and Western Cape. Takalani Sesame is fun innovative programming that allows children to celebrate their childhood through learning, loving, playing, laughing and dreaming.
Africa Tsoai plays the role of Mr Maputla in Skeem Saam coming to SABC1 soon. He says “the character John Maputla is a professor, businessman and strict, very loving father. Skeem Saam will impact so well with ordinary South Africans and help bring back lost morals and encourage family values.”
On 5 September 2011 Shift reached episode 1000, to mark this milestone SABC Education has celebrated in style at Cofi Lounge in Rosebank on Thursday 29th September with artists Arthur and Mxo, guests, friends and viewers of the show.