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(Tanzania) Vanessa Mdee To Make Acting Debut on MTV series ‘Shuga’

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Tanzanian songstress , Vanessa Mdee is set to make her acting debut on the fifth season of MTV’s series ‘Shuga’. She will play the role of ‘Storm’, a dissatisfied trophy wife with a wandering eye.

“It is with a happy heart and a huge smile on my face that I join the cast of #MTVShuga Season 5. My very first acting role. Glory to God! Looking forward to working with @mtvshuga and the whole Shuga fam,” she wrote on her Instagram.

Other actors include Kenya’s  Nick Mutuma who has been a part of the show since the first season. South Africa’s Thuso Mbedu who’s best known for her role as Boni Khumalo on Mzansi Magic’s Saints and Sinners, other actors on the show include, Mohau Mokoatle Cele (SA), Jezriel Skei (SA), Emmanuel Ifeanyi (Nigeria) and Adesua Etomi (Nigeria).

The series educates youths on HIV, safe sex and teen pregnancy. It also touches on maternal and child health, family planning, gender-based violence, and women empowerment.