Is Dintle Nyathi Leaving Scandal?
Actress, Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong who plays the much loved character of Dintle Nyathi on Scandal is set to join a new comedy show on SABC2, alongside veteran actor, Sello Sebotsane. The comedy series which is titled, Ak’siSpaza will begin early April and will focus on a family that lives in Soweto according to Daily Sun’s article. The channel stated that the family owns a local supermarket in Kliptown, Soweto and they must face the challenges of working together as a family.
SABC’s head of PR; Zandile Nkonyeni said “Issues around customer service, innovative marketing and managing staff are all complications every businessman has to face. We get to learn about challenges of a family-run business. We hope the show inspires a spirit of entrepreneurship that is so desperately needed in this country. The world has been going through a lot, with lockdown that subsequently caused the economic downfall and amore unemployment.
We show a man who tries and fails. But he always picks himself up and keeps fighting to achieve success. This enduring spirit is what we hope will inspire the audience in their career endeavors.”
Actress Mapaseka Koetle is no stranger to comedy as she is known for her comedic role of Didi on ETV’s Scandal. She is also known for her funny, comedic, outlines which she posts on social media on Fridays titled, Motlotlo Friday.