Mandela grandkids to star in reality show

2011-09-29 11:17

South Africans will get a closer look at the life of the Mandela family in a new reality show soon to be broadcast, the family announced today.

The show would focus on the lives of three of former president Nelson Mandela’s grandchildren, its producer Rick Leed told reporters in Joburg.

The three, Dorothy Adjoa Amuah, Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway, and her younger sister Swati Dlamini, grew up in the United States, but had returned to South Africa for business and family reasons.

“This is about three women ... breaking away from the [Mandela] legacy to find their own feet,” said director Graeme Swanepoel.

The as yet unnamed show would probably be flighted early next year.

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