- SpongeBob SquarePants had the timeline laughing out loud when the first Zulu episode premiered on NickToons on last Thursday
- Nickelodeon Africa vice president Dillon Khan shared that they made the move in order to make sure that the channel is more inclusive and more localised
- Cartoon lovers and parents took to the timeline to share that they enjoyed the Zulu version of their favourite cartoon show
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SpongeBob SquarePants trended on the timeline when it premiered isiZulu episodes. Cartoon lovers sharZulu versioned that they enjoyed the Zulu-version of their favourite show when the first episode aired on Thursday, 14 July.
According to reports, the move to translate the kiddies' show into isiZulu is to celebrate the show's 36th birthday. The first episode is now live on NickToons (DStv channel 308).
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"SpongeBob in Zulu sounds so tense. Plankton is an actual villain."
"Zulu SpongeBob is literally the funniest thing I’ve seen in a while."
"Me and the daughter we watching SpongeBob SquarePants the Zulu version on Nicktoons. Akasahleki nje (she's laughing out loud)."
Somizi teaches group of kids to dance
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Somizi Mhlongo took to his timeline to share a heartwarming video of himself teaching kids how to dance. The choreographer and the adorable children were getting down to late Brenda Fassie's classic, Ag Shame Lovey (Mi do do).
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The larger-than-life media personality is preparing to launch his kiddies' clothing line named Sompire Kids. The kids in the clip he shared were having fun with their idol.
Taking to Instagram, SomG shared that he encouraged the cute boys and girls to keep dancing even when they make mistakes on stage. Peeps took to the Idols SA judge's timeline to applaud him for getting the kids involved in the entertainment space.
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Source: Briefly News