By Spy Uganda
Kampala: If 2020 needed a bunch of distractions, It just so happens that our African brethren came through with some spot-on entertainment almost enough to completely take the bad taste of 2020 out of our mouths.
Because everyone knows that “local is everything” and arguably, the best source of entertainment around, we’ve rounded up some of the best African shows currently on the DStv circuit. Some of these you may recognize and love already, and others might sound binge-worthy enough to watch as we count down the minutes to the new year.
How are you making a name for yourself? For the characters in Legacy, this means betrayal, lies, secrets, and revenge. This classy, first-of-its-kind South African telenovela revolves around the fast-lane, often dramatic world of investment billionaires.
Discover pure escapism daily at 19:00 CAT on M-Net, DStv Channel 101 or M-Net (East), DStv Channel 102.
We can’t control what happens in life, but we can seek out the truth and get justice for the wrongs done against us. Currently, in its second season, Kina introduces us to Bella Mwakazi who meets an unfortunate end after a bulldozer accident. Will her loved ones get the closure they need, or will vengeance be the order of the day?
Catch the gripping series Monday to Friday at 19:00 CAT on Maisha Magic Plus, DStv Channel 163 (East Africa).
Mistakes Girls Do
Life isn’t always about sleek hair, flawless nails, and on-fleek makeup – it’s much more complicated. This drama looks at the life, tears and emotional rollercoaster of women living in Africa, showing us that life isn’t always perfect.
Tune in every Monday to Wednesday at 20:30 CAT on Pearl Magic, DStv Channel 161.
Why complicate things when everything is running smoothly? Shaking things up can sometimes be a good thing, but when Mpali decides to marry his seventh wife, things get crazy. All hell breaks loose, and Mpali is at the center of it all.
Find out if this polygamist relationship will last Monday to Thursday at 20:30 CAT on Zambezi Magic, DStv Channel 162.
What if a fortune was buried right beneath your nose, and you never knew about it? When two families discover a diamond in Cullinan, the game is on to get their hands on the jewel first.
Find out the lengths to which these families will go to secure instant wealth every Monday to Friday at 20:00 CAT on 1Magic, DStv Channel 103.
Catch these and other fantastic local shows on DStv – join the family now by downloading the MyDStv app to easily manage your subscription. While you’re at it, why not sign up for the DStvNow app to unlock even more exciting content to stream.