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About the show

Set in the 1700s, Shaka ilembe tells the story of the making of the iconic African king, with iterations from his early childhood through to adulthood. The production has been six years in the making, consulting historians, academics, and family descendants, including the incumbent King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, as well as the late King Goodwill Zwelithini.

Shaka Ilembe

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Drama, epic scenery, exceptional acting, stand-out make-up and wardrobe, Shaka iLembe promises to bring it all in 2023.
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