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Imithente (named after a kind of grass that grows in rural KwaZulu Natal) is a Maskanda group from Johannesburg, South Africa. The band was formed in 1993 by late guitarist, Simosakhe Mthalane, and three female singers: Buselaphi Gxowa, Dumisile Manana and Nokwazi Ntuli, all from Kwazulu Natal. They have produced several albums attaining gold sales in their home country and won SAMA and SATMA awards.

The group performs as a 10-piece band with 6 singer/dancers and 4 musicians.

International performances[edit]

2002 La Rochelle, France and India2008 Vienna2009 Algiers for the Pan African Cultural Festival.