A new local docu series Titans to premiere on SABC2

Date: Apr 8, 2020

SABC 2 will broadcast a six part docu-series called Titans starting on Sunday, 05 April 2020 at 20h30.

This is an exclusive featuring in-depth one on one interviews with some of the most exceptional icons in the African continent.

The 48-minute episode will be hosted by the seasoned and well-known broadcaster, Phemelo Motene. The Titans will join Phemelo on an intimate one-on-one interview as they revisit each icon’s journey.

This gripping and inspirational six part docu-series will follow the life and times of extraordinary Africans as told by the Titans themselves, including:
● Doctor Richard Maponya – Soweto First Self Made Billionaire
● Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu – First Black South African Black Chartered Accountant
● Justice Yvonne Mokgoro – The First Woman Appointed to the Constitutional Court
● Dr Ester Mahlangu – Africa’s Great Art Export
● Dr Judy Dlamini – Forbes Top 20 Richest Female in Africa
● Bruce Fordyce – Nine Times Winner of Comrades Marathon.


Titans will feature earnest interviews with prolific entrepreneurs across different fields, from business and politics to public service and creative industries.

Each episode in the 6-part series will focus on one Titan and their individual journey to success. Phemelo poses lines of questioning designed to bring out the best from the person being interviewed. Interspersed in the interview will be pre-recorded interviews with colleagues, friends and family that provide commentary on the matters being discussed. These interviews will also provide a deeper context for the Titan, divulging more about their approach to their career and who they are to their family and friends.

The relaxed setting and ease of questioning will allow for an open, candid conversation that reveal aspects of the Titan, both in their work and private life that may not have been disclosed before. The Titan will be given the rare opportunity of unequivocally sharing their life, thoroughly unpacking and reliving transformative moments in their careers.

"SABC2 is making more room for its Family, creating a space for us to be inspired and to learn from fellow South Africans who have paved the way. From Dr Maponya to Dr Esther Mahlangu, this docu-series is a wealth of experience that the channel is exposing our viewers to. The interviews take you deeper into how their journeys started - the pitfalls, the challenges and successes they went through to finally be where they are today. One of the SABC2 channel pillars is 'world exposure' and it is through docu-series like these where we pat ourselves with pride as Africans that we have Titans we can look up to, whom we can see the world through and believe it's possible. This indeed is a must-watch for all. ” said SABC TV Channels Head of Publicity, Zandile Nkonyeni.

SABC 2 will broadcast a six part docu-series called Titans starting Sunday, 05 April 2020 at 20h30.


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