By TERENCE MISELO
CELEBRATED hip hop artiste Clementina Mulenga aka Cleo Ice Queen is expected to feature in a new reality show dubbed ‘ Lusaka Hustlers’ to hit DStv Zambezi Magic Channel 160 next year.
This was revealed last week at the MultiChoice Southern Africa Media Showcase 2018 held in South Africa under the theme Nobody Does Storytelling Like We Do.
Timothy Okwaro, Channel Director – East and Southern Africa Channels for M-Net announced that ‘ Lusaka Hustlers’ will feature three friends Cleo Ice Queen, Thandiwe Zulu and Kuni, and highlight their hustles and lifestyle in Zambia’s capital.
Mr. Okwaro named other new shows from Zambia including those that will enter their second season.
“The new season of Zambia’s first-ever telenovela, Zuba, will continue into the new year alongside another telenovela, Mpali, which also made its season debut. A brand new Zambian drama, called Turn of Fortune created by renowned Lawrence Thompson will hit the small screen, “according to a media statement.
New seasons of ‘ Mwinemushi’ and ‘ Date My Family Zambia’ are also expected next year.
“Zambezi Magic has worked with over 20 production houses in Zambia by way of licensing and commissioning content in the country. Over 900 hours of local productions featured on Zambezi Magic, with shows such as Zuba (Zambia’s first telenovela), Fever and Date My Family Zambia becoming instant success stories. The channel has also held several workshops and onsite or on the job skills transfer programmes that has allowed Zambian producers to produce quality content fit for the international market, ” said Mr Okwaro in summarising content for the year ending 2018.