Despite the tragedies that happen on the mountain, some of our local celebrities were brave enough to climb the mountain. Take a look at some of the stars who have summited Mount Kilimanjaro.
Unathi Nkayi recently took to Instagram to reminisce about the time she summited Mount Kilimanjaro. Taking to the social media network, the singer wrote a heartfelt message about reaching the top of the mountain which has claimed the lives of some of her friends.
"A year ago TODAY I summited Mt Kilimanjaro. The man who lead our 75 man group HONEST is no longer with us but is at his resting place with uGugu. Gugu whom he carried down the very same mountain the year prior. Today his empire his run by his incredible wife in his honour."
The media personality took on the mountain in 2015.
In 2018, Lynn Forbes summited Mount Kilimanjaro for a good cause – to raise R1 million in aid of Caring4Girls, an organisation that supports economically disadvantaged schools in the country.
In 2017, Letshego summited the mountain after tragically losing her husband on the same trail in 2016.
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