- Freshlyground lead singer, Zolani Mahola, believes that the lockdown is a great opportunity to reconnect as people and as a nation.
- The star said it's a time to forget about our differences as well fight for a common good
- The singer said she's also using this time to reconnect with herself
The lockdown has everybody on panic mode and understandably so.
However, singer Zolani does see a silver lining to the global fight against the coronavirus.
The star she believes that fighting against the pandemic has united the world.
She told ThisaLIVE, “We have, over the ages, had reason to delight in highlighting our differences and have used those to separate ourselves from each other."
"This time unites all of humanity and we are called individually to make choices which affect all of us.”
Zolani said it was a time for people to reflect on what isn't working in their lives, and in society as a whole.
“Can we still pretend that overcrowded under-resourced communities with below-par educational facilities are a reality we can afford to live with?"
"Could we imagine a more self-sufficient reality where people grow their own food and exchange trade based on their talents and skills, not merely functioning as cogs in machines?"
The star said it's a time for new innovations and new realities.
She said she had been keeping up her spirits during this time by taking a few minutes each day to just stop and be still.
Zolani said she hopes to use this time to reconnect with herself as well.
She said, “I am such a busy body! Mindless busy-ness as a way of distracting myself from myself has become a crutch I’ve been weaning myself off for a while now."
"I reschedule my days, I spend way too much time on devices and I try to escape stillness in many, many uncomfortable ways."
Zolani's hoping the break from society will still her mind and allow her to reflect on herself as a human being.
Briefly.co.za reported that Zolani has been soothing Mzansi with daily jam sessions during the lockdown.
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