The new Moja Love Channel launched on DStv Channel 157. They have a special live stream to talk all things romance and what to expect.
February is the month of love and DSTV spread it far and wide with a brand new channel launched on Wednesday 14 February: Moja Love. The channel will see a mix of majority local content with international titles to look out for.
Brought to you by Siyaya TV – a 100% black-owned media company – the channel will be available to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact and Family customers.
« Moja is a slang word that means ‘everything is good’ and while love is a universal emotion, Moja Love shall explore love from the unique perspective of the modern South African woman using honest, reflective, hopeful and humorous storytelling, » the channel’s head, Jacqui Setai, explained.
« For the first time on our screens, there is a channel dedicated to celebrate the multiple dimensions of love; self-love, sisterly love, maternal love, romantic love and love that drives one’s passions and creates an unbreakable bond in our communities. »
The 24-hour channel will be filled with new-to-air shows that are locally produced and primarily target women. Moja Love will launch with 22 shows, 80% created and produced by Siyaya Media Network.
KG Moeketsi, Unathi Nkayi, Abigail Visagie and Nontobeko Sibisi will host a talk show called Show Me Love. The show will air on weekdays at 5pm, with the ladies tackling pressing issues that affect women every day.
A telenovela titled Hope, headlined by actors Nimrod Nkosi and Charmaine Mtinta, will air on Mondays to Wednesdays at 7pm.
Other shows include variety show Highly Inappropriate hosted by Phat Joe; a reality beauty show Beat hosted by Bonang Matheba’s former make-up artist Muzi Zuma and sitcom Judge Khambule starring comedienne Thenjiwe Mosley in the lead.
Investigative journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika will host a show called Sofa Slahlane.
« For us at MultiChoice, it’s important to offer our customers a range of different entertainment options and to provide a platform for local stories to be heard, » said Yolisa Phahle, CEO for General Entertainment at MultiChoice.