Showmax content take home a whopping 34 awards at the 2020 Emmy Awards

HBO’s Watchmen was the big winner at the 2020 Emmy Awards, taking home 11 awards, including Best Limited Series, followed by Best Comedy winner Schitt’s Creek with nine and Best Drama winner Succession and The Mandalorian, both with seven.  HBO was the biggest winner at the 2020 Emmys, taking home 30 awards to Netflix’s 21. Content currently available on Showmax took home … More Showmax content take home a whopping 34 awards at the 2020 Emmy Awards

Sauti Sol talks Sol Family, the parts that made Bien cry and welcoming Polycarp’s baby into the group

It’s not surprising that Sauti Sol’s new documentary reality series Sol Family has been among the top ten most watched content on Showmax since it premiered in August. Created by Eugene Mbugua (Concert Nyumbani, Our Perfect Wedding), Sol Family offers fans a glimpse into the personal lives of Sauti Sol members Bien, Chimano, Polycarp and … More Sauti Sol talks Sol Family, the parts that made Bien cry and welcoming Polycarp’s baby into the group

Messy entanglements and secrets in Serah Ndanu & Brian Ogola-led Pieces of Us, now on Showmax

Serah Ndanu plays Joey, a spoilt rich girl who’s used to getting her way except when it comes to matters of the heart, while Brian Ogola plays her equally rich boyfriend Richard, a mama’s boy who finds himself caught up with secrets from his past that could ruin his relationship and his good family name. … More Messy entanglements and secrets in Serah Ndanu & Brian Ogola-led Pieces of Us, now on Showmax

‘Wildly original’ & “a masterpiece,” Lovecraft Country is now on Showmax

The first four episodes of HBO’s brand-new horror drama Lovecraft Country – the #3 Most Popular TV series on both IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes right now – just dropped on Showmax. In the 1950s, Atticus, a young African-American, sets out on a road trip with his childhood friend Letitia and his uncle George to find … More ‘Wildly original’ & “a masterpiece,” Lovecraft Country is now on Showmax

DJ Pierra Makena brings trouble with her new role in the drama series Kina

In case you missed it, popular DJ and actress Pierra Makena has joined the cast of the hit drama series Kina which airs weekly on Maisha Magic Plus and Showmax. DJ Pierra plays Professor Sharon Achieng, a successful corporate woman who comes highly recommended and is hired by Nana Tandala (Sanaipei Tande) to run the … More DJ Pierra Makena brings trouble with her new role in the drama series Kina

What’s new on Showmax in Kenya in September 2020: Pieces of Us, Lovecraft Country, BBN S5 finale live and more

A new month is here and Showmax has a set of new and bingeworthy shows to catch up on as delve into Summer September. Best of Kenyan and African Shows Pieces of Us S1 & 2 | Binge-watch from 7 September After his father’s death, it’s up to Richard (Brian Ogola) to save his family … More What’s new on Showmax in Kenya in September 2020: Pieces of Us, Lovecraft Country, BBN S5 finale live and more

I May Destroy You, “the drama of the year so far,” landing on Showmax

The Guardian has dubbed it “the drama of the year so far”. Vanity Fair calls it “the undisputed show of the summer.” The Hollywood Reporter calls it “the most ‘2020’ show of 2020”.  They’re all talking about I May Destroy You, the hit HBO drama executive produced, written and co-directed by its star, two-time BAFTA … More I May Destroy You, “the drama of the year so far,” landing on Showmax

8 African highlights to watch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria

LIFE WITH KELLY KHUMALO | Watch eps 1-6 now; eps 7-13 due 27 August 2020 A household name by 21, Kelly Khumalo is one of South Africa’s biggest music stars. She’s been named Best Female Artist at the South African Music Awards, sold millions of albums, opened for Grammy winner Missy Elliott, and has over 1.7m … More 8 African highlights to watch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria

Sol Family captures Sauti Sol like you’ve never seen them before, now on Showmax

The first episode of Sol Family, Sauti Sol’s new reality docuseries, takes us back to their different childhoods where their love for music began, and we follow them through their individual journeys that finally brought them together. From Chimano’s withdrawn childhood to Polycarp’s acquired taste for lingala to Savara’s troublemaking escapades to Bien’s love for … More Sol Family captures Sauti Sol like you’ve never seen them before, now on Showmax

How Instagram star Ruby Haze is making a name for herself in the Swahili telenovela Kovu

When Ruby Haze steps out of the family chopper and takes in her surroundings in the first few minutes of the Swahili telenovela Kovu, we know for sure that she’s going to be trouble. It doesn’t take long for her to reveal who she is – the kind of woman who doesn’t mind flaunting her … More How Instagram star Ruby Haze is making a name for herself in the Swahili telenovela Kovu