5 must-see local TV gems to stream on Showmax, Netflix and Amazon Prime

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Every year on the 24 September, South Africans relish the celebration of the various cultures and traditions that we have as a nation. This year is no different.

Over the past few years, viewers have had the pleasure of getting some of the best homegrown productions on their TV screens, phones, laptops. The introduction of new streaming platforms has also meant that we are spoiled for choice when it comes to content both locally and internationally.

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From the likes of Showmax to Amazon Prime, here are some of SA's best local shows to stream:

1. Savage Beauty - Netflix

Lead by Rosemary Zimu, this series sees a mysterious young woman go on a quest for revenge as she finds her way into a wealthy family's home and takes to destroy them from the inside.

2. Blood and Water - Netflix

If you haven't seen this show yet, there's no better time to start. Starring Ama Qamata, this teen drama sees the lives of two teenage girls get turned upside down as one of them stumbles upon the possibility that she may have found her long-lost sister.

3. Housekeepers - Showmax

Starring Thando Thabethe, Housekeepersais about a family that gets framed for murder, and its devout daughter decides to go undercover to find out why.

4. The Domestic - Amazon Prime Video

A horror film starring Amanda du Pont, which sees a wealthy family take in their dead househelp's daughter, who soon makes their lives a misery as things turn dark.

5. Ayeye - Mzansi Magic

Once again leading this series is the talented Rosemary Zimu, who plays a former stay-at-home wife who's had to become an adult content creator to survive after her husband dies.

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