Born on 27th September 1939 Lydia Mokgokoloshi who plays the role of ‘Koko’ in Skeem Saam was born in Limpopo in a dry desert area next to the Tropic of Capricorn in a village Botlokwa.
Eric Macheru plays the role of Leeto in Skeem Saam coming to SABC1 in October. He was born in Botlokwa, Polokwane and attended Kuschke agricultural high school. At school he was very loud and was involved in all school activities including soccer and debates.
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”