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Shaka Ilembe

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The legend of the Lembe – Shaka iLembe

22 August 2023
The name revealed.
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After weeks, make that months, of wondering what the Lembe in the title Shaka iLembe means, sesiyitholile impendulo!

Shaka – he who says he will “win all battles” was not going to let a giant recluse lurking in the woods defy or defeat him. As he is wont to do, uShaka ubhekane nqho nesitha and a glorious battle ensued.

Shaka is no shrinking violet futhi he’s been training hard to be a great soldier and leader …

… but the Lembe is described as uhlanya, umdondoshiya, and one who is feared by the Mthethwa, so it amounted to a battle of David and Goliath proportions.

This is not the first time Shaka has proved his prowess and we’re sure it won’t be the last.

Uphuthelwe impi kaShaka noLembe? Catch up on Shaka iLembe with DStv Stream here or watch the repeat on Friday 25 August at 21:30 on Mzansi Magic.

Make sure you tune in every Sunday at 20:00 on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) for new episodes or stream live from the DStv App via web or mobile.

For more info on the series, produced by the acclaimed Bomb Productions, visit the show page here or follow #ShakaiLembeMzansi on social media. Shaka iLembe is headline sponsored by Telkom. Associate sponsors are Grant’s Whisky and LottoStar, while tactical sponsors are Santam and Toyota SA.