The Queen Mzansi to be cancelled in 2023

The Queen herself, Harriet Khoza

Mnet has officially announced that The Queen will be cancelled at the end of its seventh season in January 2023. At one point the most watched telenovela on DSTV, The Queen has held the 9pm time slot on channel 161, Mzansi Magic since 2016. But, like all good things, The Queen finally takes a bow … Read more

“Gangster” son of acting legend Jerry Phele ignites The Queen Mzansi

Ntsepe Phele son of Jerry Phele

After a recent lull in the violent action scenes for which The Queen Mzansi is known, the 27-year-old son of celebrated actor, Jerry Phele, brought much needed drama to the Ferguson Films produced telenovela.  Ntshepe Phele plays Madanone, a petty criminal whose string of robberies had caught the attention of Tembisa Police. What happened on … Read more

The Queen Mzansi in slump without Connie Ferguson

Connie Ferguson

For the past six seasons The Queen Mzansi has, without fail, featured on top social media trends during prime time television viewing. But, in the last month, the award winning show which boasts (nearly) two million record viewership has slipped out of Twitter top ten trends. The show has sunk into a lull of improvisation, … Read more

Connie sheds a tear as Shona Ferguson painting unveiled

Shona Ferguson painting

Shona Ferguson passed away on 30 July 2021—just three months after celebrating his 47th birthday. Following a valiant battle against the coronavirus, the Kings of Joburg, Rockville and The Queen  actor/film producer left behind a wife and two daughters, Lesedi and Alicia. But great men never really die. They remain immortal through the legacy. Seeing … Read more

Actor And Filmmaker Shona Ferguson Passes Away

Shona Ferguson Death

Connie Ferguson’s husband, Shona Ferguson, has passed away due to Covid-19 related complications. He passed away this Friday afternoon at Milpark private hospital in Johannesburg. He was 47. Shona was a South African actor, producer and co-founder of Ferguson Films. ALSO READ: Thulani Wiseman Malinga Passes Away From Covid-19 complications Family spokesperson Conrad Mwanza of … Read more

Gunfire at the Khoza wedding [The Queen]

Gertrude invades the Khoza wedding

The scriptwriters of the Ferguson Films production, The Queen must be going for the Guinness world record for wedding sabotage. Jointly, the interracial, little-and-large duo of Phathu Mwkwarela and Gwydion Beynon has wrecked numerous wedding days on The Queen, Gomora and The River. So nobody, absolutely nobody, was surprised to hear gunfire rather than the … Read more

Noma pays the price for snitching

Harriet takes aim at Noma

When a friend forgives you for stealing R10,000,000 you either have to be brave or stupid to betray them for a second time, and Noma Matshikiza (real name Brenda Ngxoli) must have been both daft and bold to cross the queen, Harriet Mathapelo Khoza. The world may have moved on from monarchies but even in … Read more

When love hurts [The Queen Mzansi recap]

When love hurts

A cynic once said love ought to come with pain medication, because love hurts. I mean, think about it, Cupid spends all his waking hours doing target practice, just so he can shoot pointed arrows into people’s hearts. Sex – the act of making love – is characterised by bite marks, carpet burns and broken … Read more

Schumacher strikes gold [The Queen]

Schumacher strikes gold

Schumacher lives on a driver’s salary. But he is cursed with a love for the finer things in life, even though what passes for “finer things” in the eyes of Schumacher is often quite hideous. He is a career Ben 10 who pursues high net worth individuals for trinkets and bae allowance. Schumacher is conveniently … Read more

When a son hates his father [The Queen Mzansi]

father and son

How much do you hate your father? Would you punch him in the face if he dared you? Just the thought of raising your fist to your father is unthinkable isn’t it? It is the natural order of things that sons respect their fathers. But what if the same father is the source of all … Read more