John and Kwaito Maputla

Kwaito (Clement Maosa) and John Maputla (Africa Tsoai) are trying to build their relationship. Image via Facebook @SkeemSaam

‘Skeem Saam’: Kwaito finally finds himself as John Maputla’s son

Kwaito and John Maputla’s relationship is blossoming since Leeto went to Johannesburg and Meikie went to prison

John and Kwaito Maputla

Kwaito (Clement Maosa) and John Maputla (Africa Tsoai) are trying to build their relationship. Image via Facebook @SkeemSaam

There has been a lot of drama between John and his son, Kwaito Maputla that has led to the pair finally finding each other.  

John’s wife, Meike Maputla attempted to murder Kwaito and his mother (Mantuli) when she found out Kwaito is his son.   

Meikie’s son, Leeto also threatened to end Mantuli’s life when he found out about their affair.   


Skeem Saam’s Kwaito endured so much hardship before he found out he was John Maputla’s (Africa Tsoai) son.   

  • He’s struggled in his relationships with Glenda (Nozi Langa), Lizzy (Amanda Manku), Rachael (Lesego Marakalla), and Lelo Mthiyane.  
  • Lelo attempted to end his life when she found out that he’s cheating on her with Rachel.  
  • Lelo (Amanda du Pont) also stole his bestselling book and Kwaito lost his publisher.   
  • Kwaito (Clement Maosa) is also unemployed and has struggled to secure employment for years..   

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Viewers of the soapie have also noticed that John seems happier without his wife, Meikie Maputla.   

  • Meikie (Harriet Manamela) is currently in prison and will serve a 15-year sentence for the attempted murder of Kwaito and his mother.   
  • Fans were elated when Meikie Maputla called him last week and when she realised that John has moved on with his life.   
  • John invited the Seakamelas over for Christmas lunch because they had a power cut.   
  • He didn’t want to spend Christmas alone as his son, Tbose (Cornet Mamabolo) is overseas with his family.  
  • Leeto (Eric Macheru) has also abandoned him and has moved to Johannesburg.    

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Skeem Saam viewers want Kwaito to gain all the benefits of being a Maputla.  

They want Kwaito to get a car, just like Tbose did on his 21st birthday.  

Fans feel like Kwaito was robbed of an important part of his life and want him to enjoy the soft life.   

Kwaito has been taking care of his family from an early age because his stepfather ran away and he’s Mantuli’s only son. 

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