- Singer and actress Candy Tsamandebele has had to move back home to Limpopo
- This comes after the entertainer came across some hard times aggravated by the Covid-19 pandemic
- The veteran performer refuses to let this bring her down and has been working on a single to be released soon
Like many entertainers in the Covid-stricken South African entertainment industry, Candy Tsamandebele had to make a difficult choice in order to survive.
The performer packed her belongings and moved back to her house in Bolobedu in Limpopo. Given her circumstances, the artist opted to operate her business remotely from the comfort of home.
The move has allowed for Candy to be with her granddaughter and entire family.
In this time, Candy has also been working on a new single called Mmabhula. The project is due to be released on Friday, 12 March.
Candy Tsamandebele releases her music through a 100% female-owned recording and artist management company known as Mosekedi Entertainment.
Briefly.co.za had previously reported that Candy Tsa Mandebele Mokwena has opened up about how hard life has been since the Covid-19 pandemic hit. The singer and actress is broke and has had to turn to her 92-year-old mother for support.
Candy has Type 2 diabetes and is part of the group of people who are more vulnerable to Covid-19. This keeps her from moving around and making money. Speaking to TshisaLIVE, the media personality opened up about her difficulties.
Because gigs have been banned, the singer has not been able to make ends meet. She said she applied for relief from the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture but had not received anything.
She wanted to make it clear that she was not broke because she did not work, but rather because of the pandemic. The singer added that her pensioner mother was sending her R600 for food.
She said to the publication:
"My mother is 92 years old. Instead of enjoying her money and me looking after her, she is buying mealie meal for me.”
According to Candy, the ANC's Bathabile Dlamini sent her a food voucher after hearing about what she has been going through.
Fortunately it seems things may be looking up for the media personality. She recently bagged a role on Skeem Saam. She said the new job came at the perfect time and was a blessing for her.
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