Ranaka Manaka

Ranaka Manaka is a South African actress, famous for her role in one of South Africa’s top soap “Generations”. She plays Lucy Diale, the mother of Namhla diale in Generations.

Manaka was born on the 6th of April 1979 and has been in the industry for over sixteen years.

About Ranaka Manaka

Manaka was born and brought up in Soweto, Johannesburg. Although Manaka has not been officially married, she is a mother of two daughters.

Roles Played by Ranaka Manaka

  • Nandipha Sithole in SABC 3’s soap opera “Isidingo” – (2000)
  • Portia in SABC 1’s drama “Gaz’lam” – (2002 – 2005)
  • Lerata Khumalo on SACC 2 sitcom “Stokvel” – (2003 – 2012)
  • Nozuko in SABC 1’s drama series “Tshisa” – (2006 – 2009)
  • Neli in “Home Affairs” – (2007)
  • Ayanda in SABC 1’s drama series “Society” – (2007 – 2010)
  • Zanele Kgaditse in e.tv’s soap opera “Rhythm City” – (2012)
  • Herself in the reality series “Dineo’s Diary: Mogul in the Making” – (2012 – 2014)
  • Buhle Cele in the soap opera “Zabalaza” – (2013 – 2014)

Dineo Ranaka

Dineo Ranaka is Manaka’s younger sister; she is a businesswoman, DJ, radio and TV personality.  Dineo was born on the 16th of December 1983

Shows Hosted

  • Dineo Live on Drive – Yfm
  • Club 808 – e.TV
  • Essential Rush – Yfm
  • Dineo’s Diary
  • Weekend Breakfast – Yfm
  • Fanta World Chart Show – 5fm