SA's first superhero to make his TV debut soon

By Faeza
09 February 2016


South Africa's first black, live-action TV superhero will make his debut next week when Jongo with actor Pacou Mutombo starts its 8-episode run on television.

Jongo, produced by Motion Story with hip-hip dancer and actor Pacou Mutombo in the title role, will start next week, 15 February on BET (DStv 129) at 21:05 and in two months' time on on 19 April at 20:30 for free-to-air viewers. The show is distributed internationally by FCCE.

Pacou Mutombo plays Eli King who transforms and acquires super powers after he comes in contact with a mysterious alien crystal found at a cave at the Cradle of Humankind, the same place where the Homo Naledi fossils were found.

channel24 has more details.