‘Shaka Ilembe’ Actor Mondli Makhoba Bags New Presenter Gig on Mzansi Wethu's ‘Vuka Mjita’

‘Shaka Ilembe’ Actor Mondli Makhoba Bags New Presenter Gig on Mzansi Wethu's ‘Vuka Mjita’

  • Mondli Makhoba has another gig on South African TV screens in the bag, and he doing more than acting
  • The former actor on The Wife was selected as the host for a TV show focused on men and how they live in today's world
  • Mondli Makhoba will be involved in a TV reality show on Mzansi Wethu that is aimed at empowering men

Mondli Makhoba has scored big with Multichoice. The beloved South African actor will make a transition from acting to presenting.

Mondli Makhoba bags new gig and presenter
'Shaka Ilembe' actor Mondli Makhoba will be the presenter on a new show titled 'Vuka Mjita'. Image: @mondlimokhaba
Source: Instagram

Mondli Makhoba, lovingly referred to as Bhut’ Omdala, was the perfect pick for a show dedicated to men. The Shaka Ilembe actor will explore the reality side of TV.

Mondli Makhoba to empower men

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According to Sunday World, Mondli Makhoba will treat viewers with a show about how today's men navigate life, emotionally and psychologically. Mondli Makhoba will present a show that the director of entertainment of MultiChoice, Shirley Adonisi has described as one that seeks to understand nature and heal men. The director of MultiChoice, Shirley Adonisi said:

"Our Mzansi brand is all about entertainment that resonates with our audience, and we hope that Vuka Mjita will be more than just that, it will also be a show where men can be vulnerable and talk openly and honestly."

Vuka Mjita to air on Mzansi Wethu

On the show hosted by Mondli Makhoba, a clinical psychologist, Thabang Tlaka, will guide men when they need therapy for the situation they are in. Mondli expressed that he believes men should be the ones who investigate their purpose and find out why they exist.

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The show is set to Premier on 14 July 2024, on DStv channel 163 Mzansi Wethu. Read comments from fans below:

wandablaqzuma said:

"Perfect fitting!"

qwabekazi wrote:

"The cat is out the bag!"

gallant_tshepo commented:


sbumv's profile picture gushed:

"The cat is indeed out of the bag. You did a fantastic job Mondli…I am loving it!"

whitegoldmediasa applauded:

"Everything aligns here."

sibiyanokuphila agreed:

"The alignment though…halala Joko."

Mondli reveals extreme preparations for 'Shaka Ilembe'

Briefly News previously reported that as anticipation for Shaka Ilembe grows among fans, stars from the show, such as Mondli Makhoba, have spoken up about their experiences on the set.

According to Sunday World, theThe Wife star revealed he had to endure extreme preparations for the cold weather they shot under.

Mondli said he was honoured and blessed to be part of the Shaka Ilembe cast. He added that he's proud of being chosen for the version of Shaka's story, which is closer to the historical events.

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