Zola Nombona. Picture: Supplied

Over the past few weeks, M-Net channel 101 has been lining up a group of celebrity contestants for its new local series Dancing With The Stars SA.

The star-studded cast includes acting legend Frank Opperman, television presenter Thembisa Mdoda, actress Juanita De Villiers, and former Miss SA Liesl Laurie.

The channel confirmed the next starlet to compete in the series: actress Zola Nombona will also be waltzing her way onto the glitzy Dancing With The Stars stage in 2018! 

Nombona, who is currently starring in the popular Mzansi Magic local prison series Lockdown, says that she’s thrilled to be a part of Dancing With The Stars SA. 

Zola Nombona. Picture: Supplied

“I’m excited to push myself and see how I can morph into a dancer. It is my first time ever taking part in a competition like this, and to be a part of one of this magnitude, feels amazing. It’s totally out of my comfort zone and I’m ready for the challenge!”

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Dancing with the Stars SA, in which 12 untrained local celebrities will put their best foot forward with the help of highly skilled professional Latin and Ballroom dancers, will commence on M-Net channel 101 on Sunday, February 4. 

The hosts of the series are Tracey Lange and Chris Jaftha and the esteemed panel of judges will be announced in due course. 

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