- Nomvula Mkonyane , the Minister of Environmental Affairs, called on the nation to stop judging the dancer
- Zodwa Wabantu is banned from some African countries because she is considered too provocative
- Minister Mokonyane was criticised recently for handing out sanitary towels to Grade 1 learners
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Nomvula Mokonyane, is calling on the nation to stop judging dancer, Zodwa Wabantu.
According to TimesLive, Zodwa's racy dance moves and provocative fashion sense led to her being banned from some African countries. She has also been the topic of parliamentary debates across the African continent.
The minister recently met Zodwa at Eyadini in Durban. She defended Zodwa and had a strong and clear message for those who hated the star.
Zodwa spoke to Nomvula and said she was an inspiration and praised her for being an intelligent woman. Nomvula then responded and spoke about Zodwa's uniqueness and asked people to just let her be.
Nomvula said she spoke for all women and encouraged the star to carry on doing her thing.
"I represent every women and nobody must start with you. You are who you are by your choice and they must respect it. Keep it that way."
Briefly.co.za reported that the Mokonyane became the victim of a social media storm recently when she visited Mandosi Combined School.
She was pictured with learners from different age groups. Some pictures showed her interacting with Grade R learners while sanitary towels were being distributed.
The images were shared on social media and the minister was criticised a lot.
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