Netflix Launches 1st African Podcast, ‘Never Late | African Time’ Hosted by Zweli Mbhele & Andy Maqondwana

Netflix Launches 1st African Podcast, ‘Never Late | African Time’ Hosted by Zweli Mbhele & Andy Maqondwana

  • South African radio personalities Zweli Mbhele and Andy Maqondwana are set to host Netflix's first African Podcast called Never Late | African Time
  • The podcast is set to launch on 4 May and will feature new and veteran African actors and actresses like Candace Modiselle, Israel Matseke Zulu, and Connie Chiume
  • Mzansi viewers are excited about the podcast with many saying they can't wait to watch as it is already serving fashion from the guests and hosts

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The time for African stories to be told has come as Netflix has announced that it will be launching its first African podcast, titled Never Late | African Time. The podcast will be hosted by radio personalities Zweli Mbhele from Radio 94.7 and Andy Maqondwana from Kaya FM. Netflix said the podcast will air from 4 May.

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Netflix has announced it will launch its first African Podcast, ‘Never Late | African Time’, hosted by Zweli Mbhele and Andy Maqondwana. Image: @andymaqondwana / @thezweli
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Those looking to stream the podcast will find five episodes on the AfricaOnNetflix page on YouTube, Apple podcast and Spotify. New episodes will be aired every Wednesday in both audio and video format.

According to the trailer post on Twitter, the podcast will see some veteran African actors and actresses gracing the mics to speak about their journeys, including the likes of Israel Matseke Zulu, Connie Chiume, Nandi Nyembe and comedienne, Celeste Ntuli.

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"Catch all the African stories that are represented here by our lovely friends on Netflix and make sure to see for yourself why we're never late but always on time. African Time!"

Mzansi peeps took to social media to express their excitement about the new podcast, with @ThatoM_ZA saying:

"Wow, Andy this is so exciting. Like I can't wait!!!! Congratulations on the show. Your star is shining bright!"

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@Ngizokhuluma said:

"Leave it to @andymaqondwana’s glow and star power to keep on shining and rising. I can’t wait. From what I have seen; it is fun, real, eye-opening, and vibes man. I am there on May 4th."

@riratesorlando said:

"I'm definitely gonna enjoy this"

@TshegoMoele said:

"I am here for the outfits as well. I love what I am seeing!! "

@Tahleho7sa said:

"Some Zweli magic on tv @TheZweli congratulations"

Mzansi can’t get enough of Silverton Siege, new Netflix SA film: “Local production is on another level”

In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Mzansi viewers can't get enough of Netflix's new local film of Silverton Siege. The film launched on the streaming service on 27 April and it has been trending since on Netflix.

Directed by Mandla Dube, the film is inspired by true life events that took place in the 1980s. As soon as Netflix dropped the trailer, social media went crazy, with Mzansi saying they can't wait to watch it.

The film features some of South Africa's prominent actors and actresses. Some viewers commended the production quality and said that it is out of this world.

Source: Briefly News

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