SA gets its first WhatsApp drama series

A new drama series will now be published on WhatsApp. It’s going to be called Uk’shona Kwelanga and will allow people to follow characters from a particular family through their trials and tribulations.

Bongi Ndaba, the series writer says the drama will be told through images and audio.

The pictures will have a caption explaining what is happening.

Bongi Ndaba, Uk’shona Kwelanga, series writer

WATCH: The official Uk'shona Kwelanga trailer

Ndaba says the series was financially supported by financial services group, Sanlam.

She says Sanlam chose WhatsApp because it is a medium most of its targeted audience is an ideal opportunity to tell stories in a different manner.

Those interested in following Uk’shona Kwelanga follow the steps below:

SMS your name and surname to 45603

Save the number: 073 174 4396 as ‘Sanlam Funeral’ in your contacts. You won’t receive any messages if this step is skipped.

You will be sent the daily episodes on WhatsApp every day for seven days.

Listen to the audio below:

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