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e.tv scoops 4 SAFTAs

e.tv scooped four awards this past weekend at the 13th South African Film and Television Awards. The star-studded event was held at Sun City in North West.

The competition was tough, but e.tv's productions rose to the occasion and stood proud amongst their industry peers. Scandal!, Rhythm City and Broken Vows each received Golden Horns.

Below is the list of e.tv winners:
Best Actress – TV Soap – Kgomotso Christopher (Scandal!)
Best Actor - TV Soap – Jamie Bartlett (Rhythm City)
Best Achievement in Wardrobe – Telenovela - Broken Vows
Best Achievement in Art Direction – Telenovela - Broken Vows

"We are proud of these awards and humbled by this recognition. It’s an honour to all our e.tv talent, production teams and partners who put in the hours and work tirelessly to deliver the best local entertainment in the country. e.tv is ecstatic to be home to some the best local television shows in South Africa," says Ziyanda Mngomezulu, head of local content at e.tv.

Jamie Bartlett, who plays David Genaro on Rhythm City, and Kgomotso Christopher, who plays Yvonne Langa on Scandal!, walked away with the award for Best Actor and Actress in a TV Soap, respectively.

e.tv's press office

e.tv is South Africa's first private free-to-air television channel. Launched in 1998, the channel broadcasts a full-spectrum programming service to 78% of South Africa's population. e.tv is owned by black empowerment group Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited and Venfin Limited.