The two actresses will be tourism ambassadors for the Uthungulu District Municipality in Richards Bay, KZN. Their faces will be splashed all over Richards Bay, welcoming tourist into the town.
Jessica Nkosi, who plays “Qondi” in the popular Mzansi Magic soapie, told Drum: “I got a call from the Mayor and was shocked to learn that she knew my name. It was so serene.”
Jessica hails from the Township of Esikhawini in Richards Bay while Phindile comes from Eshowe.
Asked what else made her the perfect candidate, a bubbly Jessica replies: “Apart from being on a big soapie, I guess it is my great personality.”
Jessica praised the beautiful town she grew up in and said: “Richards Bay has a lot to offer. We have a beach, the harbour, as well as the Big Five.”
She furthermore said that, aside from the beautiful landscape of her hometown, it is also “rich with history”.