The Hollywood Reporter has just broken the news that Cozi TV, a newly-launched network from NBC, has just given the green light to a reality series starring the granddaughters of Nelson Mandela, titled Being Mandela. Starring sisters Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Swati Dlamini, the series will take a look at the daily lives of the South African duo as they deal with their family, their careers, and some personal drama along the way.
The girls are the daughters of Zenani Mandela Dlamini, Neslon and Winnie Mandela’s daughter, and Prince Thumbumuzi Dlamini, a prince of Swaziland. Though the girls were born in South Africa, they spent a lot of their time in the United States while Mandela was in exile during their younger days. They now own a clothing line called Long Walk to Freedom.
For longtime followers of Mandela, the show will feature interesting historical bits like the girls visiting Robben Island, where he was imprisoned for almost two decades, as well as showing them going shark cage diving, of course. Being Mandela will debut on February 10 on Cozi at 9 p.m. ET.
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