• Madiba has in the past featured on shows such as Zora and Maria.

• Madiba alias Blessing Lungaho quit accountancy to pursue acting.

Actor Blessing Lungaho alias Madiba
Actor Blessing Lungaho alias Madiba
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Award-winning actor, Blessing Lungaho aka Madiba, has opened up on the show, ‘Igiza’, which he has been working on since the end of 'Zora'.

The show also features actress Serah Teshna.

Before Madiba, I had a role I was known as Major in Maria. The transition was fun but it was hard work. It included a lot of research.”

Speaking on his new character as the Don on the show Igiza, Madiba shared,

“The transformation was not easy but it was enjoyable. Don can shoot guns, he can ride motorbikes among other things. There are no similarities between Madiba and Don.”

The show is based on Nicole (Serah Teshna) who breaks out of prison and swaps places with her identical twin sister Linda. Nicole intends to take back everything she is owed.

Igiza will be airing on Maisha Magic on 23 May 2022.

Earlier in the day, Jackie Matubia had taken to social media to wish her bae, Blessing, well on his big day, she wrote, “Thank you for everything happy birthday.”

In another post, she shared a silhouette of both of them on a beach as the sun is setting and captioned it, “I love you.”

Hours before the proposal she announced their evening plans.“Let’s take the birthday boy out,” she wrote.

Unbeknownst to her, she was walking into her surprise engagement dinner. When they got to the venue it seems the set-up wasn’t ready and they had to wait at the bar.

An unsuspecting Matubia took the time to reminisce on their relationship saying, “But before we got here we went to two places that mean everything to us just to look back and reminisce on how far we have come.”

Later, Blessing got on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage. She said, yes. The blushing bride to be informed her fans on Instagram, “He proposed and I said yes.”

Adding, “I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life laughing and loving you always.”

In attendance were actors Keith Chuanga, Isaya Evans, and comedian Terrence Creative among others. The couple is expectant with their first child.

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