Today, 25 May 2021 marks Africa Day which commemorates the foundation of the Organization of African Unity on 25 May 1963. Africa Day is celebrated across the continent as well as the rest of the world.
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Rapper Reason shared snaps of himself dressed in traditional attire and quoted the ‘I’m an African Speech’ which was made by former president of South Africa Thabo Mbeki. It was delivered when in 1996 when the new constitution of South Africa was passed.
Mohale Motaung also took to social media to commemorate the day.
Reality television star and businesswoman Shawn Mamkhize reminded her followers to never forget who they are and where they come from.
“May we never forget who we are and where we come. May this key lesson be passed down for many generations to come. Even though our past and present may not be pretty but I remain hopeful that the future of Africa is bright. We are Africans!!!” Shared shared.
Former Miss South Africa and businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo also marked the special day.
Singer and actress Candy tsa Mandebele shared a stunning snap in her cultural wear.
Actress Rami Chuene took to social media to share some snaps of the cast of How To Ruin Christmas dressed in cultural wedding attire.
New mom Bokang Mantjane also marked this beautiful day with a powerful message.
“KENNA SETLOGOLO SA BAKONE LE BAHWADULA, KE MO-AFRIKA” she said in her mother tounge.
“I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land.
I am the grandchild of the warrior men and women that Hintsha and Sekhukhune led...
Ke Nna setlogolo sa Bakone Le Bahwaduba
I KNOW THAT NONE DARE CHALLENGE ME WHEN I SAY- I AM AN AFRICAN"
Happy Africa Day”
Nelson Mandela’s grandchild, Zoleka Mandela shared 6 beautiful pictures of herself dressed in cultural attire from across the continent and delivered a powerful message.
“Queen, do not worry about anyone taking your CROWN. CROWNS are a gift from God, they are custom made, your CROWN will never fit anyone else’s.” - Uknown. A special shout out to my Black Queens whose CROWN tying game is as BOMB-DIGGITY as mine is, from scratch even!”
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