Mogau Paulina Motlhatswi Biography

Mogau Motlhatswi (born July 13, 1992) is a South African actress, popularly known for her role as Mapitsi Magongwa in the soap opera Skeem Saam. In the show, she plays the baby mama and wife of Thabo Maputla, portrayed by Hungani Ndlovu.

Early Life

Childhood and Education

Mogau Motlhatswi was born and raised in Mogoto village, situated in Limpopo province. She attended Brixton’s Piet van Vuuren Primary School, where she was involved in athletics sport activities. After completing her primary education, she went on to attend St. Mary’s High School, where she matriculated.

Higher Education

After completing her high school education, Mogau attended the University of Johannesburg. There, she studied audiovisual communication.



Mogau is currently acting on Skeem Saam. She has also acted in MTV Shuga[citation needed].

Television Role

In Skeem Saam, Mogau plays Mapitisi, Alfred Mawongwa’s niece. She is also the sister of Sonti Mawongwa and the mother to Pitsi. She is married to Thabo Maputla, who is Pitsi’s father.

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Shamiso Miracle completed her degree in journalism and media studies at the University of Zimbabwe before honing her skills at Savanna News. She then went on to work at iHarare News, becoming a voice for everyday SA citizens who wanted to share their stories. When she's not writing news that entertains and inspires ,Shamiso is an avid reader and a wellness bunny.

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