About the role

Shola Babalola is a dynamic young businesswoman. She is of Nigerian origin and formerly engaged. Her father is one of Nigeria’s first self-made oil millionaires, who partnered with foreign companies in oil extraction, and then started his own enormously profitable local petrol and diesel retailer. In the eighties, Shola’s father had some dealings with Albert Mukwevho, and a bond between the two families was forged.

Now, their company is poised to build an oil refinery in Nigeria, and is looking for a South African construction partner. Shola is dispatched by her father to track down Thandaza and approach the Mukwevho family about entering into business together to build the oil refinery.

“Television has the power of bringing different nations together, irrespective of creed, colour or race. Muvhango continues to break boundaries and this is evident in this storyline where Shola is out to make business with some South African counterparts. Will it ever work? Continue watching the soapie as this exciting storyline unfolds” says Lebo Malete, publicist for SABC2.

About Maduna Kapumba

She was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia and moved to South Africa with her dad in 1993 and attended junior high school Bavin and Sedaven high school. Kapumba started acting at a very young age in Lusaka when she first did a TV commercial. She took a back seat from acting up until 2014 when she came across the Oscar Award-winning actress Lupita Nyongo from Kenya who inspired her to follow her passion and make her dreams a reality. Since then she has appeared on TV dramas with Muvhango being the biggest and has also been on a few commercials.

Catch Muvhango from Mondays to Fridays at 21:00 on SABC2.