Bolivar telenovela to air on StarTimes


Good news to StarTimes customers as a new telenovela is set to air on the digital giants.

On July 2nd, the acclaimed Colombian telenovela Bolivar is set to start airing on StarTimes.

Bolivar is a 2019 biographical drama series about the rise of Venezuelan liberator Simon Bolivar (1783-1830). It depicts the life of this Venezuelan General who led the secession of a group of South American countries from the Spanish Empire in the early 19th century.

The show is made up of 69 episodes that document the events of Bolívar’s life from the age of seven until his death, primarily focusing on his formation and his love life.

“Bolivar was a huge success across Latin America. It won the Super Series prize at the 2019 Produ Awards,” says Echo Zhao, Chief Editor of StarTimes Novela E Plus channel.

“Simon Bolivar is a true hero of Latin America independence, I am sure his story will resonate deeply with the African public.”

“Besides Bolivar’s historical significance, this new TV series is a premium telenovela with a great plot, filled with action and romance, and supported by a brilliant cast. Telenovela fans will be glued to their screens every night. If you don’t have a decoder, worry not. Simply go to and purchase any StarTimes product you may need or call 0317117777, make your order and StarTimes will deliver to you,” Cleopatra Koheirwe the PR Manager at StarTimes Uganda said.

Bolivar has never been aired on TV in Africa. The TV series will be broadcast from Monday to Sunday on ST Novela E Plus channel starting from 2nd July 2020.


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