Nhlanhla Buthelezi, otherwise affectionately referred to by his clan name, Shenge, is a language practitioner and polished communicator. His fluent usage of IsiZulu, Setswana, and English, to effectively convey diverse messages, has earned him appreciation from various sectors of society as a seasoned language enthusiast, writer, and voiceover artist.
He has been a sought after programme director and speaker at keynote community events, brand activations, schools, media launches, as well as corporate functions. His voiceover journey commenced in 2007, this, coupled with his work within the communication industry, has since established him as a fervent advocate and communicator with a deep love for Indigenous languages.
Buthelezi is a progressive rebel, passionate about people development, conflict resolution programmes, as well as key intervention strategies for youths and communities at risk. He advocates for the development of holistic socio-economic and cultural systems, as critical, and primary in the elevation of black impoverished communities from squalor. To this end, he works extensively with NGOs across the country, to create sustainable programmes of mentorship, to assist, equip, and train diverse members of society.
In his formative career, he established his footprint within the marketing and communications industry, as well as joint consultancy work within the private and public sector. He has done extensive work in brand strategy, advertising, as well as brand communications. He is also a published author.
He is married to Yondela MaDhlamini Buthelezi, together they are parents to Mlulamisi and Emihle Buthelezi. He resides with his family in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
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