Zodwa Wabantu says performance in Namibia was first time she wasn't judged

Zodwa Wabantu says performance in Namibia was first time she wasn't judged

When controversial dancer Zodwa Wabantu travelled to Namibia to perform, she was rather nervous. But she was pleasantly surprised when she and her 'wild' dancing were embraced and accepted in the country.

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South Africa's Vosho Queen, Zodwa Wabantu, had a bad experience with performing outside the country when she was deported from Zambia in 2018.

Zodwa was also banned from several of SA's neighbouring countries, according to a report by TimesLIVE.

With this in mind, it's understandable that the dancer was very nervous when her flight landed in Namibia.

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Zodwa has travelled to the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Dubai without issues, but in Africa, it obviously didn't go as good since she was banned and deported.

After I was deported from Zambia, I was scared it would be the same. I had my eyes and ears to the ground to see how the people would react. My first thought was I am going to land and they will send me straight back home.

However, much to her surprise, Zodwa was accepted and embraced by Namibia and its people.

She even went topless with the women of the Himba tribe.

I felt comfortable there. Why do we westernise ourselves and abandon who we are and where we come from? We still go around naked. It was a place where they could relate to me and where I felt comfortable.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Zodwa donated food and other supplies to the women and can't wait to return and be a resident of the tribe again. She also gave the women R 2 000.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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