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Background information
Birth name Bulelwa Mkutukana
Born (1988-11-09) November 9, 1988 (age 30)
East London, Eastern Cape
South Africa
Genres Afro-soul
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Poet
Instruments Vocals, Acoustic guitar
Years active 2011 - to date
Associated acts

Zahara (born Bulelwa Mkutukana on 09 November 1988) is a South African recording artist, singer-songwriter and poet. She is perhaps best known for her 2011 Loliwe from the album of the same name. Zahara has gone on to release a number of albums including the 2013 Nelson Mandela extended play and the 2017 Mgodi winning numerous awards including eight Samas in 2012.


  1. ECR, SAMA-winning singer-songwriter Zahara releases video for ‘Thembalam’, 07 February 2019
  2. Times LIVE, Zahara recovering after stabbing: I’ve never been so scared, 07 February 2019
  3. Daily Sun, ZAHARA AND BEN'10 BAE CELEBRATE 2 YEARS!, 07 February 2019
  4. Discogs, Zahara (7), 07 February 2019
  5. Information Cradle, Zahara Biography, Age, Albums, Songs, Awards, 07 February 2019
  6. Warner Music, Zahara, 07 February 2019