Set primarily in Venda and Johannesburg, Muvhango is an interesting South African soap opera that documents the lives of two branches of the same family fighting over heritage, power, money, and everything else. The show also has family-orientated storylines that address the disparity between traditional and modern ways.
Some aspect of the show also promotes the cultural identities of the Venda-speaking people and their way of life. Muvahngo teasers for October are loaded with beautiful storylines that could leave viewers glued to their screens while the episodes last.
Major Happenings That Took Place on the Show in September
Muvhango ended in September with Vho-Masindi bringing trouble home while Tenda manipulated the system. We also saw how Susan and Rendani looked for Oxford but encountered something unpleasant.
Shaz was summoned to the royal house over the Elelwani matter. Meanwhile, Zama feared that her secret could be exposed anytime soon. Will she do something about it or allow things to go against her?
Muvhango Teasers for October 2022
These are some of the events to expect in episodes of the show in the month of October.
Monday 3 October 2022 – Episode 4177
Tendamuzimu jumps through hoops to escape being sent to jail. Azwindini confronts Shaz about the op-ed she published. Susan and Rendani try to strike a deal with Oxford for the evidence.
Tuesday 4 October 2022 – Episode 4178
Mpho and Rosemary visit the royal house, and the fireworks begin. Vho-Masindi is pushed into a corner to open up about a secret she has carried for so long.
Wednesday 5 October 2022 – Episode 4179
Susan is relieved that her name has been cleared of the murder charges. Shaz learns that she’ll be paying for Teboho’s appeal.
Thursday 6 October 2022 – Episode 4180
Vho-Masindi won’t go back to her parent’s house to resolve the Matodzi issue. Shaz is about to find out what happens when you defy Azwindini. Tendamudzimu’s connections save him, and Detective Zuma is in for a shock.
Friday 7 October 2022 – Episode 4181
Susan vows to do everything possible to get Tenda’s funds frozen. Rosemary consults the ancestors on Masindi’s behalf. Shaz realizes that Hangwani can’t help her.
Monday 10 October 2022 – Episode 4182
Things go pear-shaped for Vho-Masindi. Shaz vows to fight her entire family if they dare stop her from doing what she wants.
Tuesday 11 October 2022 – Episode 4183
Shaz keeps information from Hangwani. Tenda attempts to escape. Vhutshilo has a surprise for his mother.
Wednesday 12 October 2022 – Episode 4184
The royal family scrambles to hide Mpho and Rosemary as Vhutshilo is headed to the royal house. Shaz finally gets a buyer for her shares.
Thursday 13 October 2022 – Episode 4185
Elders debate on how they’ll keep Vhutshilo in the dark about Rosemary but forces beyond their control are at work to make this difficult. Shaz is not certain whether to sell her shares or not.
Friday 14 October 2022 – Episode 4186
Mpho, in desperation for Rosemary’s healing, reaches out to an unlikely person. A frustrated Hangwani is up in arms over Shaz’s decision to sell her shares.
Monday 17 October 2022 – Episode 4187
Vhutshilo almost sees Rosemary, but Mulimisi comes through. Shaz tells Gugu that she’s selling to Hangwani, but Gugu disagrees.
Tuesday 18 October 2022 – Episode 4188
Shaz is conflicted about selling her shares to Gugu. James and Azwindini’s battle lines are drawn. The royal family decides that Vhutshilo cannot be told the truth.
Wednesday 19 October 2022 – Episode 4189
Rendani wants Zama to open up to Vhutshilo. Vhutshilo finds out about Rosemary.
Thursday 20 October 2022 – Episode 4190
Vhutshilo learns about some disturbing news. Shaz has her eyes set on Waterside.
Friday 21 October 2022 – Episode 4191
The royal family fears Vhutshilo will tell his mother about Rose, and she will use her influence against them. James and Letsatsi betray Itseng. Susan asks Shaz to help her find out what the matter is with Vhutshilo.
Monday 24 October 2022 – Episode 4192
Rendani is of the opinion that the family should be interested in getting Vutshilo and Zama back together for secretive reasons. Shaz drops a bombshell at Waterside.
Tuesday 25 October 2022 – Episode 4193
Vhutshilo doesn’t want anyone interfering in his business with Zama. Elelwani tries to turn Mushe against Shaz.
Wednesday 26 October 2022- Episode 4194
Elelwani bares her fangs, tempting Shaz to pull the trigger. Vhutshilo’s plans to win back Zama are a hit-and-miss affair, forcing him to go on bended knee.
Thursday 27 October 2022 – Episode 4195
Rendani leaves Shaz with a suggestion on the grounds that she could fire Elelwani. Itseng is plotting against James. Azwindini whispers to Vhutshilo not to stop trying but change his approach instead.
Friday 28 October 2022 – Episode 4196
Itseng fishes for intel, but she is attacked. Elelwani is forced to humble herself and grovel at Shaz’s feet. Vhutshilo wants Zama back, but he refuses to get help from Rosemary.
Monday 31 October 2022 – Episode 4197
Finally, Shaz puts Elelwani in her place. It’s do-or-die for Vhutshilo.
Muvhango Cast Members and The Characters They Portray
- Maumela Mahuwa plays the role of Susan Mukwevho
- Azwimbavhi Rambuda plays the role of Mpho Mudau
- David Sebe plays the role of Vho-Gizara
- Connie Sibiya plays the role of Hangwani
- Hamburani Tsharani plays the role of Mulimisi
- Fanele Cebekhulu plays the role of Gugu
- Gabriel Temudzani plays the role of Azwindini Mukwevho
- Yolanda Buthelezi plays the role of Zama
- Zonke Mchunu plays the role of Imani Nkosi
- Kingsley Ramabulana plays the role of Vhangani
- Nat Ramabulana plays the role of Tendamudzimu
- Regina Nasengani plays the role of Vho-Masindi
- Judah Ndumiso Dlamini plays the role of Oxford
- Setlhabi Taunyane plays the role of Uncle Letsatsi
- Innocentia MaNchidi plays the role of Rendani Mukwevho
- Wavhudi Lidzengu plays the role of Vutshilo Mukwevho
- Candy Magidimisa plays the role of Shaz
- Sharon Seno plays the role of Marang Phala
- Tebatso Mashishi plays the role of Kgosi
- Angela Atlang plays the role of Itseng
- Dingaan Khumalo plays the role of James Motsamai
- Eunice Mabeta plays he role of Vho-Makhadzi
Muvhango Actors and Actresses that Joined Recently
No actor has left the show recently. However, the production crew added 2 new actors to the soap opera a couple of months back. Let’s get to meet them.
1. Judah Ndumiso Dlamini
Dlamini joined Muvhango recently, and the name of his character is Oxford. The actor hasn’t been part of so many projects in the TV industry. However, you can get to know more about him on his Instagram page (ndumiso4004).
2. Setlhabi Taunyane
Taunyane is a veteran South African actor who rose to prominence through his role as Kop Khuse on the TV series Rhythm City. He portrays Unce Letsatsi on Muvhango.
Muvhango Airs on SABC2 at 21h00
South African drama series Muvhango shows on the TV channel SABC2 at 21h00 from Mondays to Fridays. The producers of the thriller are Herbert Hadebe, Malebo Mokoena, and Leo Phiri, while its creator is Duma Ndlovu. Duma also doubles as Muvhango’s executive producer.
The telenovela is produced by the renowned production company Word of Mouth Pictures. Becoming a multilingual show, it was formerly the first Tshivenda language TV drama in the country.
The multi-award-winning show is built on a premise that “umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu” – meaning that we exist within a context. The soap opera has been airing since 1997.