Photos: A New Thrilling TV Series Launched!

August 23, 2013 at 11:32

Beginning Monday a new exciting purely local drama TV series will be making its debut on TV. Dubbed, “Kona”, the show MNET’s first soap opera and will air 250 episodes. “Kona” will run for a whole year.

The series was launched this week at Crowne Plaza where guests were treated to a welcome cocktail, an enormous boxing ring and good music. Set to air beginning August 26th, the show that tells the story of the Oyanges and their gym located in Nairobi’s Dagoretti area. “

Here are photos from the launch;


A real life boxing ring at the Kona TV Series launch


Setting the scene at the Kona TV series Launch


Regional Director MIH -East Africa Stephen Isaboke delivers his address


Biola Alabi – MD/Channel Director MNet Africa delivers her address


Risper Muthamia Regional Manager M-Net EA delivers a vote of thanks…with the Kona Cast being celebrated on stage


Caroline Wandetto-Kimani (MNet EA Marketing and publicity), Gideon Khobane (MNet Africa Marketing Manager) and Risper Muthamia (MNet Regional Manager – EA) exchange a few words on the red carpet



Fareed Khimani, Biola Alabi and Gideon Khobane


MNet East Africa Team at the launch event


Carol Wandetto, Laura Walubengo & a colleague at the launch event


MC, Fred Omondi (L) puts on a mock boxing act


Kenyan Actress Lizz Njagah-Konstantaras and her producer/director husband Alex Konstantaras on the red carpet



Watch “Kona” at 7:30 pm, Monday to Friday on Africa Magic Entertainment Channel 151 and Africa Magic 154 and GoTV Plus Channel 1.

Follow action on Twitter: @KonaTV and #KonaTvSeries



Photo props: Japheth Kagondu

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