Precious and Sandile on the set of Sony Mgongo Show

Sony’s Mgongo Show will be hosted by Precious Kofi and newcomer Sandile van Heerden.

Precious is no stranger to South African television, she’s been hosting TV shows since she was discovered at the tender age of 16 when she presented Hip2B Square, she went on to host her show which was called The Precious Show and most recently hosted Precious Africa a “self discovery” travel show.

Now she’s taken on the challenge of presenting Sony’s Mgongo Show, a music, technology and entertainment show on Mzansi Magic on DSTV.

Sandile is new to the business of presenting TV shows, but has taken to it, like the proverbial duck…Not that he’s without any experience having worked as a reporter for the E News Channel, Sports presenter at Khaya FM and also as a news editor for a community newspaper.

You can catch Precious and Sandile on The Mgongo Show, brought to you by Sony every Tuesday night at 7.30pm on Mzansi Magic from 11 October 2011.

They’ll also be posting their thoughts and comments on this site, so make sure you join them here regularly.

You can also follow Precious and Sandile on Twitter @MgongoShow or find our FaceBook page and like it for more news and information.



Episode one of Sony’s brand new music, technology and entertainment show is in post-production after an intensive two weeks of filming and is almost ready for its launch broadcast.

The 13 episode series is called The Mgongo Show, or simply Mgongo (which means the power of sound) and will run for three months on Mzansi Magic which you can find on DSTV Channel 107.

The show will feature music from both top-selling international artists and some of the finest South African musicians around, including interviews and music from, Lira, Freshly Ground’s Zolani, Joyous Celebration’s Patrick Duncan and Jabu Hlongwane, Malaika and many more.

Another highlight of the show will be the review of Sony’s latest must have tech gadgets from the Mgongo Sound System (which is where the show gets its name) Internet TV’s, Sony NEX HD Cameras to Handycam’s with built in projectors, Sony Walkmans and much, much more.

Mgongo will launch on 11 October 2011 on Mzansi Magic, channel 107 on DSTV at 19h30. We hope you’ll join us on this fun journey of music, technology and entertainment.

The Power of Sound