This is a real photo of Queen Lozikeyi ‘Umfazi Otshayindoda’ the last Queen of the amaNdebele people.
The dating of the photo although unknown is estimated to be around between the year 1840 and 1855, a few years after the amaNdebele people had crossed the Limpopo river and had firmly settled in present day Matabeleland.
Queen Lozikeyi ‘Umfazi Otshayindoda will be played by Precious Makhulumo in the upcoming production of “Inyelane” by the Amakhosi Cultural Centre in Bulawayo.
More details are avalilable on the Amakhosi Cultural Center website
and their Facebook Page
Inyelane rehearsals started at the Center on Monday the 6th of Feb. (ZimEye)