Nambithi Ben-Mazwi to bring havoc on Scandal!

The drama series is about to get even more entertaining

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:43 PM  | Nambitha Ben Mazwi  | Drama

The latest addition to the local soapie needs no introduction, and if you think she looks familiar, that's because you've actually seen her on SABC 1's riveting drama series, Diamond City, as she played the role of Benathi Zwide, a timid yet bold lawyer.

This year, Nambitha has decided switch things up and will once again showcase her acting talents as the foxy slay queen/blessee known as Chardonay a.k.a Shado.


According to Shado's character bio, she grew up in poverty, but is not ashamed of it. She started odd waitressing jobs and managed to make enough money to register for a BCom degree.

Shado is also characterised as someone who is streetwise, worldly and knows how to use her beauty and brains to get what she wants. It's no wonder that men want to be with her while women want to be like her.

In a recently released statement by, Nambitha mentioned that she had steered away from soapies for so long, and that is why she's so excited about entering the soapie world and believes she will add a lot of value to the show's storyline.


If you're unfamiliar with Nambitha's work, here are a few facts about the actress:

1. She appeared on SABC 3's Presenter Search competition.

2. Nambitha also played the role of Lulama on Broken Vows.

3. The actress also featured on Mzansi Magic drama series, Doubt, playing the role of Unathi Mwelli.

4. Nambitha also managed to score a job as a field presenter on SABC 3's Weekend Edition.

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