Behind the scenes: Isibaya, Zabalaza, Rockville

An outside view of Zabalaza set
An outside view of Zabalaza set

Nothing beats going behind the scenes of a production and getting to see first hand how things are done, from who does what, to how he/she does it until it reaches the final stage when everything is packaged and presented to viewers.

Recently I experienced this as a part of a media group hosted by MultiChoice in Johannesburg, South Africa. The group comprised media people from Southern African countries that included Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

 The trip offered a showcase for ‘journos’ into some of the top local productions on the Mzansi Magic Channels as well as others from M-Net.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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