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    Friday, August 20, 2021

    BET Africa Celebrates the Year of the Black Woman

    ViacomCBS Networks Africa
    ’s (VCNA’s) Black Excellence channel, BET Africa declared 2021 as the year of the black woman, and will spotlight and celebrate the many achievements by black women behind and in front of the camera. This woman’s month, BET Africa (DStv channel 129) has lined up exciting local & international female-led entertainment from the original daily drama ISONO, Tyler Perry’s Sistas along with local and international reality series. 
    BET Africa’s original daily drama, ISONO, provides African women with a platform that enables them to tell their stories authentically. From a stellar female cast featuring legendary and award-winning actresses, Nthati Moshesh and Moshidi Motshegwa, young rising black female stars, Didintle Khunou and Lesedi Mathlola.  
    narrative and the creative direction is steered by Manchester Mahapa as creator and show-runner. Mahapa is a remarkable young talent who has created an innovative approach to filmmaking. Catch the suspenseful and riveting BET original daily drama ISONO this Women’s month from Monday to Thursday at 21:30 CAT.  
    Black girl magic reigns on BET Africa, as VCNA’s Culture Squad Members, Nomalanga Shozi & Folu Storms continue to update viewers across the continent daily on BET Breaks, about everything and anything global entertainment news, from the latest trending stories to celebrating and acknowledging black excellence. 
    After a successful season on sister channel MTV Africa, the Have Faith reality show will air on BET Africa, and viewers will get to see the high life of South Africa’s socialite, model and businesswoman, Faith Nketsi every Saturday at 19:00 CAT. The colourful and irreverent MoonChild Sanelly will feature on Method Madness, a new TV show that zooms in on the lives of South Africa’s most prolific artists and entertainers with the premise of peeling off the layers to get to the madness that drives creatives who see the world differently. Catch Method Madness every Friday this Women’s Month on BET Africa at 19:00 CAT. 
    Female-led BET international original content this women’s month includes the latest season of Tyler Perry’s original series, 
    Sistas. The series airing every Thursday evening at 22:00 CAT, follows a group of single black women as they navigate the ups and downs of modern life, which includes their careers, friendships and romances. Nine of the most memorable solo artists and girl groups from the 1990s and 2000s will form the ultimate R&B supergroup in the newest original series, “BET Presents The Encore.” The BET original reality series airs every Wednesday, at 22:00 CAT. 
    BET Africa’s
     commitment to driving black excellence, culture and storytelling equally celebrates and honours powerful black women who are forging a path of their own. Be sure to catch all the best in local and international female-led entertainment and black girl magic this Women’s Month with inspiring programming DStv Channel 129.
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