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Set in Kibera, Pepeta is about the talented young footballer, Junior, and his coach, who are in the cross-hairs of an unforgiving cop.

Pepeta is loosely based on the real-life story of Harun “Rio” Wathari. The eight-part series captures the dreams and realities of the youth in Kibera, known for churning out top football players in the country.

Junior is a 17-year-old talented footballer torn between the thrills of crime and the promises of soccer. Kepha is an unforgiving cop with a personal vendetta, determined to rid the streets of criminals. And Biki is an ambitious football coach determined to get Junior and his friends scouted before the barrel of the gun cuts short their dreams.

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Single Kiasi Season 2 is now streaming on Showmax

More drama as Sintamei seeks a fresh start; Mariah is out for new adventures; and Rebecca’s love life is about to get interesting.

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Loved by KOT, all episodes of Pepeta are now available to binge

Loved by KOT, all episodes of Pepeta are now available to binge

Binge-watch all 8 episodes of the much-loved Kenyan crime drama series based on real life events. Only on Showmax.

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Brahim Ouma on Pepeta and what it means for young actors in Kenya

Brahim Ouma on Pepeta and what it means for young actors in Kenya

He plays 17-year-old Junior whose very complex and hopeless world ushers us into the realities of what it means to grow up in Kibera.

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Crime and football collide in new Kenyan series Pepeta, now streaming

Crime and football collide in new Kenyan series Pepeta, now streaming

A young talented footballer torn between the thrills of crime and soccer, an unforgiving cop and a determined coach. Only on Showmax.

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Showmax hosts exclusive premiere of new series Pepeta

Showmax hosts exclusive premiere of new series Pepeta

It was a night to remember as guests were treated to some music, games and an exclusive screening of the first episode.

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Showmax unveils teaser trailer for upcoming Kenyan crime drama Pepeta

Showmax unveils teaser trailer for upcoming Kenyan crime drama Pepeta

The eight-part series captures the dreams and realities of the youth in Kibera, known for churning out top football players in the country.

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Pepeta

Set in Kibera, Pepeta is about the talented young footballer, Junior, and his coach, who are in the cross-hairs of an unforgiving cop.

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Showmax dazzles viewers with more authentic local stories

Showmax dazzles viewers with more authentic local stories

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