The soon-to-be-released series are Kariya, Iwe, and Apo.
By Hope Ibiale
Africa Magic is set to release a new set of indigenous drama series; Kariya, Iwe, and Apo, in September 2023.
While speaking of the soon-to-be-released shows, Dr. Busola Tejumola, the Executive Head of Content & West Africa Channels at MultiChoice said, “Africa Magic is committed to telling stories that relate to the everyday life of Africa, showcasing our cultural nuances, values, struggles, and triumphs. Our recent indigenous series, Irora Iya, Dala Dala, and Nwanyi Ike, gained wide followership and good reviews from our audience and we are pleased to present these new interesting storylines for their viewing pleasure.”
Produced by Bem Pever, Kariya follows the story of Islamic counsellors, Tariq and Hadiza Al-Hassan, whose marriage is on the brink of collapse due to Tariq’s infidelity. The 26-episode Hausa series will premiere on September 22, 2023. It will air on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on Africa Magic Hausa. The series stars Mbasiti Jesse, Anthonieta Kalunta, and many others.
Set in the pre-colonial Igbo land, Iwe tells the tale of a battle between two kingdoms. The 80-episode drama series will premiere on September 18, 2023. Iwe will air every Monday – Friday on Africa Magic Igbo.
Apo tells the story of six tenants who find a bag filled with money, charms, and a gun. The series, which is set in southwestern Nigeria, will premiere on Africa Magic Yoruba on September 18, 2023. The 26-episode series will air on Mondays and Tuesdays.