John Kani Pays Tribute to Late Actor and Activist Sam Phillips

John Kani Pays Tribute to Late Actor and Activist Sam Phillips

- John Kani recently paid tribute to the late Sam Phillips on social media

- Phillips passed away recently and Kani posted words in honour of the actor and anti-apartheid activist's legacy

- John Kani was saddened to have lost another artist but recognised the contributions Sam Phillips made during his life

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The legendary John Kani took to social media to pay tribute to the late actor and activist Sam Phillips.

Phillips passed away recently and Kani shared some heartfelt words in honour of him on social media.

John Kani wrote about the contributions that Sam Phillips made to the entertainment industry but also to the anti-apartheid movement and South Africa's democracy.

John Kani pays tribute to late veteran actor
John Kani paid tribute to late actor and anti-apartheid activist Sam Phillips.
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John Kani wrote:

"Another artist has fallen. Mr Sam Philips. Spent most of his life in exile serving the cause of our liberation through his work. Represented his country in countless Anti Apartheid conferences. RIP my brother I recognise you contribution. Elder"

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Kani acknowledged Phillips' impact and others joined him in mourning the legendary man:

@ThuliMadonsela3: "May his good soul #RIP. Heartfelt condolences to loved ones and colleagues #RIPSamPhillips"
@Carolyn_Steyn: "I used to spend wonderful times with him in Los Angeles. A great man. This is a sad day. R.I.P."
@Phuti54938430: "Thank you for mentioning him. May his soul rest in eternal peace."

The late actor's daughter, Mpumi Phillips, also responded to John Kani and thanked him for his words:

@mpumiphillips78: "My father respected and loved you so much. Thank you Tata"

In similar news, also reported on Ayanda Borotho posting a tribute to the late Lindiwe Ndlovu.

It seems that each new day of 2021 has brought with it more tragic news about someone in Mzansi losing a loved one. The current crisis caused actress Ayanda Borotho to ponder life and its meaning and she took to social media to share her thoughts with her fans.

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Ayanda also posted her words as a tribute to the late star Lindiwe Ndlovu, who passed away recently and whose death has been mourned by many.

Ayanda shared her words in a caption on Instagram and emphasised that life was a gift but that there was no guarantee to accompany it. The celebrity ended her statement by urging her followers to use their time wisely:

"May we learn to forgive... To be kinder... More courageous...To be truthful...To walk in love and light... and to leave this world better than we found it."

Ayanda also implied that Lindiwe Ndlovu was a wonderful example of how one life can have a positive impact on the world they leave behind. Followers took to the comments to add to Ayanda's sentiment:

realtebogomoloi: "So true cause in a second everything can change learn to FORGIVE and LOVE"
simi_ncu: "True Sihlobo life is too precious & we all live in borrowed time. Sending light to the families that lost loved ones, may God comfort them."

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