- Ayanda Borotho isn't letting lockdown stop her from doing big things
- The actress has been awarded as one of the most influential Africans by the United Nations (UN)
- Ayanda is also an accomplished author, philanthropist and motivational speaker
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Ayanda Borotho has quite a few titles that are attached to her name.
The star is an actress, philanthropist, bestselling author, as well as a social activist.
As a result, she has been recognised by the United Nations (UN) as one of Africa's most influential people under 40.
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She has received an award from the UN for being one of the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD).
Ayanda opened up to Zalebs about how much receiving the honour meant to her.
She said, "It feels humbling. I don’t think one goes about with what they do from a place of passion and compassion looking for recognition. I think what it has certainly done for me is cement the ideology of ‘a new normal' that everyone keeps talking about at this time."
Ayanda is already working on her second book, although it will be a while before it goes to print.
She said, "I have a few projects in the pipeline through Avad Media, my media company with partner Nobuntu Webster. We are heavily focused on African content for children and adults - both production and publishing. I’ve also started penning my second book, but it will be a while before the release!"
Last month, Briefly.co.za reported that Ayanda advised fans that it's important for us to also do our bit during this coronavirus pandemic and not rely solely on government.
Ayanda has led by example and provided supplies to starving foreign nationals.
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