- Lebani Sirenje, who is known as Rasta, showed off his latest work of art on social media
- Rasta honoured Archbishop Desmond Tutu on his birthday with a portrait
- South Africans weren't impressed by the art and they roasted Rasta in the comment section as usual
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Infamous funeral artist Rasta has once again been dragged on social media for his artwork. On Wednesday, Archbishop Desmond Tutu celebrated his birthday.
Rasta - whose real name is Lebani Sirenje - decided to honour Tutu with a painting and he posted snaps of the finished product online.
The post was captioned:
"Happy 89 birthday Tata Tutu @TheDesmondTutu."
Take a look at the post below:
South Africans did not think the portrait was not his best work and they roasted Rasta in the comment section.
Nathi Kalipa, who goes by the Twitter handle @natty_kalipa, commented:
"Rasta how about you go for an early retirement, we will write a petition to the government to compensate you for your efforts. You tried but unfortunately drawing was not for you..."
Another tweep, @Kels_Pheto, added:
"Broer you need to take three weeks leave from work. You really need to rest. If you think that's Tata Tutu. Get help."
President Cyril Ramaphosa took to Twitter to share his well wishes with Tutu. The president said that the country has benefited from Tutu's wisdom, bravery, love and care. Ramaphosa shared two images of him holding hands with the Nobel Peace Laureate.
In a second tweet, the President said that Tutu is a "national treasure" and "global icon" before wishing him a happy birthday. Many other South Africans have also taken to social media to wish the anti-apartheid campaigner well today.
Social media is abuzz with messages of gratitude and love for "the Arch", as he is affectionately known.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported Percy Tau showed off his skills against Club Brugge over the weekend at the Jan Breydel Stadium but he missed an opportunity to score a goal for Anderlecht. Tau joined Anderlecht from Club Brugge on loan a couple of months ago and it is the first time he had to take on the reigning champions.
Club Brugge ended up winning 3 - 0 but Tau nearly scored a goal against them. However, the Bafana Bafana football star's efforts were stopped by Simon Mignolet.
Club Brugge takes a dig at Percy Tau, South Africans react: "Eish" Club Brugge have aimed a dig at Percy Tau following their encounter over the weekend. Photo: @percytau22 / Instagram. Source: Twitter After the game, Club Brugge took to social media to take a subtle jab at Tau.
The club shared a video of the missed opportunity and captioned it:
"Tau shall not pass. #CluAnd."
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