Yoh: No Vaccine, No Job for 'Muvhango' Cast as New Contract Negotiations Continue

Yoh: No Vaccine, No Job for 'Muvhango' Cast as New Contract Negotiations Continue

  • The cast and crew of Muvhango who have not yet been vaccinated for Covid-19 might lose their jobs when the filming of the new season starts next month
  • The creator of the show, Duma Ndlovu, told his staff that he won't be renewing contracts of employees who have not had their jabs yet
  • According to reports, Ndlovu's company lost millions when some cast and crew members took sick leave after contracting the virus

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The creator of Muvhango, Duma Ndlovu, has threatened not to renew contracts of cast and crew members who have not been vaccinated for Covid-19. Ndlovu and the SABC 2 soapie's staff are currently negotiating new contracts and he has reportedly given them an ultimatum if they want to keep their jobs.

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Some of the cast members of 'Muvhango', who have been told they will lose their jobs if they don't get vaccinated for Covid-19. Image: @muvhangosa
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Ndlovu was apparently very loud and clear when he told his staff in a meeting that they better take the coronavirus jab or lose their jobs.

According to Sunday World, the meeting was about how Ndlovu's company would cut costs during the new financial season and how they'll stop the spread of the virus while on set. Ndlovu has apparently lost millions of rand as a result of cast and crew going on sick leave after contracting the killer virus on the set of Muvhango.

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MaMzobe trends for killing another church member in Umkhokha

In other TV news, Briefly News reported that MaMzobe trended on Sunday night, 14 November after another epic episode of Umkhokha. The viewers of the telenovela took to social media to share their thoughts on MaMzobe after she killed yet another church member in the dramatic episode.

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Umkhokha is a Sunday night drama on Mzansi Magic about two families fighting for a church. Delisile Malinga portrays the character of villain, MaMzobe.

The fans of the telenovela took to Twitter to share their thoughts on MaMzobe's storyline in the show. @Nqabakazi_22 said:

"Aybo MaMzobe killed a whole prophet."

@selepe_noxolo wrote:

"MaMzobe is literally going to kill everyone. We'll have a new cast for Season 2."

The Wife star Mondli Makhoba opens up about playing his 1st lead role

In other entertainment news, Briefly News also reported that The Wife actor Mondli Makhoba has opened up about scoring his first lead role in a telenovela. The star portrays the character of Nkosana in the Showmax soapie.

The show trended on social media when it premiered on Thursday, 11 November. Even though Mondli has appeared on different TV shows, he is proud to finally play a lead character.

The thespian, who began his career in theatre, has played the role of Pastor Nkosi in Uzalo, the character of Captain in Generations: The Legacy and Shukela in Imbewu: The Seed.

Source: Briefly News

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