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Showmax, launched in 2015 and available in more than 40 markets across the continent, is a leading African streaming service. It offers a unique combination of original African content, first and exclusive international series, popular movies, premium documentaries and the best kids’ shows, as well as a mobile-only product to watch the Premier League (PL).



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Showmax appoints Robert Marawa as brand ambassador

Showmax appoints Robert Marawa as brand ambassador

Robert Marawa joins Showmax in a game-changing brand ambassadorship deal for the Showmax Premier League mobile plan. 

Cindy Swanepoel in Koek

Cindy Swanepoel takes the cake in her first Showmax Original

Showmax Original Koek is an Afrikaans crime comedy about a Cape Town housewife who is inadvertently plunged into the criminal underworld.

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Bonko Khoza as Napoleon Dingiswayo in Red Ink S1

Bonko Khoza on playing a serial killer in Red Ink

SAFTA winner Bonko Khoza talks about his role as Napoleon Dingiswayo aka The Butcher in the Showmax drama series Red Ink.

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Thembinkosi Mthembu and Londeka Sishi as Bonga and Nkanyezi in Adulting

Adulting Season 2 finale: Bonga and Nkanyezi’s wedding

Bonga and Nkanyezi tie the knot in the finale of Adulting Season 2. All episodes are available to binge-watch on Showmax.

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Musangwe on Showmax

Musangwe has its world premiere at Joburg Film Festival

Showmax unveils an explosive trailer for Musangwe, which will have its world premiere at JFF, along with more films in development from first-time directors.

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Maria Valaskatzis is here for closure and clarity in The Real Housewives of Durban S4

Maria Valaskatzis is here for closure and clarity in The Real Housewives of Durban S4

Maria Valaskatzis opens up about the new season of The Real Housewives of Durban. New episodes land every Wednesday on Showmax.

Emma van Heyn in Matilda & Matthys

Emma van Heyn on Showmax romcom Matilda & Matthys

Actress and singer Emma van Heyn talks about her role in the Showmax Original romcom Matilda & Matthys now streaming.

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A re-enactment in The Illuminated

Must-watch trailer: Showmax Original docuseries The Illuminated

Showmax drops the trailer for The Illuminated, a documentary series exploring South African religious movements that fall outside of the mainstream. Lands 6 March 2024. 

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