It is her home language: White 'tannie' shows off her Zulu speaking skills

It is her home language: White 'tannie' shows off her Zulu speaking skills

It is not often that white people speak any of the African languages in the country, so we were impressed when a woman shared a video on social media of her mother slaying the Zulu language.

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Tonya Khoury took to social media to share a video of her mother speaking Zulu fluently, apparently because it is her home language.

"My mother Her home language was #Zulu before it was #English. #AfricanLanguagesDay #AfricaMonth @MediaShowAfrica @AshrafGarda @SAfmRadio @SABCNewsOnline @HowardFeldman @KathradaFound", she captioned the video.

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The white lady obviously scored serious points with tweeps, who went as far as to tell her she can "keep the land".

Another tweep, George Lebese wrote: "She whips Zulu without trying... Very inspirational in a lot of ways!"

Although it is not common for white people to speak African languages, we have seen it before.

Briefly.co.za previously reported about a white man who spoke perfect Xhosa. Kegan Skye Nash has taken to social media to send South Africans an important message regarding people's skin colour.

Nash uploaded a video on social media, where he is heard delivering South Africans an important message in fluent Xhosa.

"We all have the same blood. We cannot judge by colour. I hope we can stand together and stop making excuses for our terrible actions.”, he said as part of his message.

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