Get to know the real Mutale Mwanza with her hot new Zambezi Magic reality series, Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted
If you think you know everything there is to know when it comes to Mutale Mwanza, think again.
Zambezi Magic will show you the TV host, broadcaster, social media star and headline queen as you’ve never seen her before with the premiere of her new reality show, Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted, coming in April.
In the 15-episode series in which she is also executive producer, viewers will get a treat as we enter Mutale’s real world, where she unpacks a side of her that we’ve yet to encounter: unscripted, raw and original.
Joining her are Mrs Frida Mwanza, Chileshe and Mwape, as we watch Mutale navigate her life as a mother, philanthropist, CEO and daughter of a conservative African woman.
Zambezi Magic channel head, Mosibudi Pheeha says: “Our viewers are judicious and curious, and their range of interests means that we are able to have a channel that has diverse content.
“Reality shows are popular and resonate well with our audience, we are excited to grow this genre offering with a show that gives us a true glimpse into one of the most well-known celebrities in the country. We look forward to seeing how viewers connect with it,” she concludes.
Energetic, electric and no stranger to controversy, behind the hashtags is a different Mutale who is cool, calm and collected. Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted is a chance for people to get into her personal life and learn more about her through her own words, not through the lens of others.
With Mutale as the Executive Producer we are bound to get an authentic show, the series will show that beyond the controversial headlines, there is a human being wearing many hats and juggling many roles – and it’s not always easy.
The season will delve into her family dynamics, romantic life, close friendships, and how she tries to strike a balance between family life and fame. We tackle the industry rumours, too (is she really ‘difficult’ to work with?) and see how she relates to others on a professional level. Parenting, of course, is a hot topic: what’s it like when your mom is one of the most famous women in Zambia?
This is Mutale Mwanza, beyond the 1 million Facebook fans and 345k Instagram followers, and more than the dramatic headlines.
Catch season 1 of Mutale Mwanza: Unscripted on Zambezi Magic (DStv Channel 162 and GOtv Supa Channel 5), premiering on 9 April at 20:00 hrs. Don’t forget to visit @zambezimagic.tv to stay up to date with the latest shows, as well as other exciting content on the channel.
Hippo crushes 71-year-old man’s upper right thigh bone
A 71-year-old man of Kaindu in Central Province area, has had his right femur crushed by a Hippo while fishing in the Kafue River. Sitali Sililo who was trying to catch fish when his boat was flipped over by a hippo which then attacked him and crushed his right upper thigh. Mr. Sililo was fortunately rescued by Mushingashi’s security department who received a distress call that a fisherman had been attacked by a hippo.
The team, through Mr. Sameki who is Mushingashi’s Security Assistant Supervisor, said following the distress call, they urgently coordinated the emergency assistance to rescue Mr Sililo.
“Knowing the injuries described, remoteness of the fishing village and lack of vehicle access to it, I arranged for a security boat to rescue Mr. Sililo and transport him to the nearest vehicle collection point on Mushingashi and to then transfer the patient over to the pre-requested Zambia National Service (ZNS) Kalenda Hill ambulance and medical team which was approximately 60km’s away,” Mr. Sameki said.
Mr Sameki and his security team had used their first aid skills to stop the bleeding, brace the broken leg and calm the panicked Mr. Sililo, before urgently transporting him to meet the ambulance at the rendezvous point.
“The ambulance team were very thankful for the assistance from the scouts. It was a great team effort between the community members who reported the attack and Mushingashi security team as well as the ZNS Kalenda Hill medical team to help Mr. Sililo get the urgent medical attention he needed, to save his life,” Mr. Sameki said.
And Mr Sililo in recounting the ordeal which happened on March 6th (2023) while in hospital at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) said that he had gone fishing in the morning at around 07:00 hours, when the hippo attacked him.
“I was in the water in my canoe and all I remember is that as I was trying to catch fish, I saw myself flying into mid-air and then dropped into the water after having my canoe being overturned by the hippo. It then attacked me and broke the bone in my upper right thigh,” he exclaimed in pain.
Mr Sililo who has since had his broken bone replaced with a metal bar says he is still in excruciating pain and has further called on well-wishers to come to his aid in terms of food support.
“Navutika (I am suffering) because I am in so much pain. All I can say is that I thank God I survived that day. One other thing that I am asking for is for Government or well-wishers to help me with food stuffs. My relatives are unable to meet all my needs and so I ask if I can be assisted in any way,” he said.
Clinical officer drowns on Lake Kariba
A Clinical officer based at Munyama Rural Health Centre in Siavonga District has drowned on Lake Kariba.
Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said Brocklin Mtonga aged 27 drowned after the dugout canoe he was in capsized near the harbor at Munyama Health Centre.
He said facts are that the victim went to play football at Matente village and on his way back home, he decided to use a waterway and boarded a dugout canoe which was been paddled by Milimo Buleke also of Munyama village.
Mr Mwale said initial investigations indicate that as they were approaching the harbor near Munyama Health Centre, their dugout canoe got filled with water causing it to capsize.
“His colleague managed to swim to safety while the victim went down together with the canoe,” he said.
Mr Mwale said the incident occurred on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 around 18:00 hours on Lake Kariba near Munyama Rural Health Centre in Siavonga District. “The body was retrieved around 22:00 hours. Police have opened an Inquiry File to establish the actual cause of the incident,” he said.
(Mwebantu, Thursday, 30th March, 2023)
South African papa ‘heals’ Mwepu
A SOUTH-AFRICAN Pastor John Anosike of Word Faith in Cape Town has declared that 24-year-old Enock Mwepu has been healed of his heart problems.
The pastor said that Mwepu developed his heart condition as a result of consuming a sweet given to him by a friend.
Mwepu made headlines when last year when he was diagnosed with a heart condition which led to him shelving his career as the condition was said to possibly end his life had he continued with football.
Many sent out their words of sympathy to the young star, deciding for him to become a coach for young stars like him .
However, Mwepu in a video that has been trending online has been seen being prayed for by a South African based Pastor who claims that the young stars heart condition has been healed.
Mwepu revealed to the pastor that last year as he was on a plane travelling to attend international games and he was given a sweet by a friend.
He stated that since then, he developed a heart condition leading to him having heart palpitations.
“I just collapsed and they had to resuscitate me to wake up.Since then I came back to the UK and had to put a defibrillator to prevent heart palpitations,” he said.
After the testimony by Mwepu, Pastor Anosike declared that Mwepu was poisoned and further declared him healed.
(Mwebantu, Thursday, 30th March, 2023)