Maps Maponyane visits playwright Dr John Kani on his 77th birthday

Maps Maponyane visits playwright Dr John Kani on his 77th birthday

- Mzansi veteran playwright Dr John Kani recently celebrated his 77th birthday

- SA media personality Maps Maponyane visited Kani at his home on his special day to deliver a special present

- Kani took to social media to share that he will forever treasure the moment as Maps came with a gift "for the elder"

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Maps Maponyane surprised Dr John Kani with a visit on his 77th birthday. The actor and presenter did not just show up empty-handed at Kani's home but he was bearing a gift for the elder.

Dr Kani turned 77 on Sunday, 30 August. The legendary playwright took to social media to share that Maps dropped by to wish him a happy birthday in person. Kani shared a snap of himself and Maps and captioned it:

"What a pleasant and unexpected surprise. Maps dropped by to wish me a happy 77th birthday bearing a gift for the elder. Thank you Maps. I will treasure this moment. Elder."

Other Mzansi social media users and celebs who came across Kani's post also joined Maps in wishing the elder a happy birthday. Check out some of their comments below.

Leanne Manas wrote:

"Happy birthday sir!! You get better and better with each year that passes. Lots of love hugs and kisses from me to you."

Vusi Pikoli said:

"Happy birthday ku bhuti omkhulu wase Blawa! Happy birthday Bhut John, a living legend. Thank you for your inspiring leadership. We all stand to benefit from your priceless wisdom!"

Peter Kabwe added:

"Happy Birthday @JohnKani2 you are a legend."

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Maps Maponyane visits playwright Dr John Kani on his 77th birthday

Maps Maponyane visited playwright Dr John Kani on his 77th birthday. Image: @mmaponyane/Instagram John Afrique Kani/Facebook
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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that iFani has bagged a new TV show and he is also back in the studio after quitting rap music a few years ago. The star, real name Mzayifani Mzondeleli Boltina, has shared a trailer of his new cooking show titled Amah Knows Best on social media.

The Shake hitmaker will be travelling across china trying new ancient generational recipes that have been shared with elderly Chinese people over the years.

According to the comeback kid's social media posts, the show will debut on SABC3 on 9 September. It will end in December. The 13-episode cooking programme will also feature 13 songs on radio and 13 music videos.

The musician's fans have shared their reactions following his announcement. They are happy that he is back in the entertainment industry.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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