WURA: Showmax set to launch new telenovela

by Oluwamuyiwa Oyedele

An online streaming platform, Showmax, is set to launch a new original telenovela entitled “Wura”.

This was disclosed in a statement by Dr. Busola Tejumola, Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria on Monday, in Lagos.

“The Nigerian adaptation of the hit South African 1Magic telenovela, The River, Wura was billed to be Showmax’s first and longest-running Nigerian telenovela, with over 200 episodes.

“Wura explores the untold story of gold mining in Nigeria and is a demonstration of Showmax’s continued investment in authentic local stories.

“Each scene is carefully crafted to thoroughly entertain as well as educate our viewers.

“This is going to be our longest-running Nigerian telenovela with over 200 episodes, and as you can imagine, a lot of hard work and long hours have gone into making it,” she said.

Tejumola said that Showmax is proud of the outcome of Wura and could not wait to share it with the world on Showmax on Jan. 26, with four episodes weekly.

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