About Zakhele Shelembe

Mjaheni has been in the entertainment business since 2010, Zulu traditional music to be precisely. He has always had love for traditional/maskandi music since his childhood and very much inspired by his father whom himself was a musician and a great guitarist. Mjahen`s place of birth is Mtubatuba where his parent are still residing. He is the man of all talents as he plays guitar simultaneous sings, and do ‘indlamu’. Through his love for guitar, singing and indlamu, he became affectionately known in his village as Maskhandi.

Mjaheni dropped his debut of 12 tracks in 2016 which is called Lendaba yokucwasana, did exceptional well in the industry and it is f or this album that the Maskandi man gain popularity that many maskhandi music lovers came to notice his talented.

The Maskhandi, Mjaheni, rooted himself as one of the vanguard of the South African focusing on traditional music. He has assembled a great band called Uzakhele which he takes to every live performance, a very same band that perfomed along him at ETV morning live show in 2016.

Connect with ‘UZakes’ as he also affectionately known to his supporters, find him on Facebook and Instagram.

Events Collection

Jozi FM Event

985 HMZ Soweto

Ukhozi FM Visit




Live at SABC


Jozi FM Maskandi Festival

Soweto Theater

With Zahara


Zakhele Shelembe in action

Here are some of the events that Umjaheni visited and performed at, from Radio stations to Theater and soccer stadiums.