SABC 2 cancels Giyani - Land of Blood

SABC 2 has cancelled Giyani - Land of Blood. / @SABC_2

JOHANNESBURG - SABC2 has announced the end of its popular telenovela Giyani — Land of Blood.

Giyani - Land of Blood is South Africa's first Xitsonga telenovela. 

The announcement was met with controversy on social media by fans as the short-lived telenovela catered to a Tsonga and Venda audience. 

The shows debuted brought in 1,534,859 according to the SABC, making it one of the highest viewed telenovelas in the country.