'House of Zwide' actress Nefisa Mkhabela as Ona

‘House of Zwide’ actress Nefisa Mkhabela as Ona. Image via Twitter @MissMoneyMore

‘House of Zwide’ fans demand Ona’s secret to be revealed

Viewers are also requesting more fashion-focused storylines as the show seems to be solely focused on Ona’s hidden identity.

'House of Zwide' actress Nefisa Mkhabela as Ona

‘House of Zwide’ actress Nefisa Mkhabela as Ona. Image via Twitter @MissMoneyMore

Viewers of e.tv’s second-most-watched soapie House Of Zwide, are demanding for the show to expand its storylines.   

The show seems to be centred on one storyline ‘Ona’s hidden identity’, since the show premiered on e.tv in July.  

Fans are also losing interesting in the soapie for dragging Ona’s storyline for this long.  

They’d also hoped that the show would have more fashion-focused storylines and more drama.

Also read: ‘House of Zwide’ Review: Ona loves fashion like her father Funani Zwide


Ona’s grandmother revealed that Ona is Funani’s daughter, and was close to exposing Faith Zwide (Winnie Ntshaba) for killing Ona’s mother before she died this week.

  • Her son Funani (Vusi Kunene), and her husband did not believe her theory as she had no real evidence to back up her belief.
  • A sangoma also revealed that Funani’s life will never be at peace until a Zwide child is uncovered and cleansed.  
  • Faith Zwide proved that she is going to do whatever it takes to stop Ona from becoming a Zwide when she watched Funani’s mother dying this week.  
  • Faith knows that her husband will know that she killed his first wife if Ona discovered who she is.  
  • She is jealous of Ona’s talent, and doesn’t want Ona (Nefisa Mkhabela) to receive any of her husband’s money.  


House of Zwide pulled an impressive 4.24 million viewers with its premiere episode on 19 July despite viewers’ complaints.  

According to the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa, the soapie, also starring  Motlatsi Mafatshe and Khaya Dladla is the second most-watched show on e.tv.

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