Noxolo Grootboom is a powerhouse in news broadcasting and retired after 37 years. The nation took to social media to show its gratitude to Mam'Noxolo for keeping South Africa informed over the last three decades.
Briefly.co.za compiled a list of celebrities who showed their love to Noxolo on social media.
The nation is still buzzing after Mam'Noxolo Grootboom gave her last news broadcast with SABC News. Noxolo announced that she would be retiring after 37 years on air recently and Mzansi began to show her love for the work she has done.
Mzansi celebrities were among those who were showing appreciation to Noxolo and many of them took to social media to gush about how amazing she is. Briefly.co.za takes a look at four celebrities who reacted to #NoxoloGrootboomDay on social media.
1. Rami Chuene
The actress took to social media to talk about how much she admires Noxolo and told her followers that she recorded Noxolo's last news broadcast on her television.
"I never thought I'd record 7pm news," tweeted Rami.
2. Florence Masebe
The Mzansi actress tweeted that she would like for Noxolo Grootboom to receive the Order of the Baobab, which is a civilian national honour that is awarded to those who give good service in the community.
"@PresidencyZA Ndicela iform ze Order of the Baobab in Gold. Sis Noxolo deserves," said Flo.
3. DJ Zinhle
The musician said that she loves Noxolo and found it so emotional that she cried at the end of the broadcast.
"Mama Noxolo Grootboom crying at the end. Beautiful words. Ngaze ngamthanda," said Zinhle.
4. Vuyolwethu Ngcukana
The actor from The Queen shared a clip of the end of Noxolo's broadcast and was impressed with her send-off. The clip started to trend on social media as people from Mzansi retweeted and showed more love to the news reading veteran.
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Somizi Mhlongo surprised Noxolo Grootboom in an emotional moment. Veteran newsreader Noxolo Grootman said goodbye to news broadcasting yesterday and the nation was very emotional.
Mam'Noxolo is loved by many in Mzansi for keeping the country informed on current affairs. Somizi Mhlongo is one of those who showed appreciation to Noxolo and surprised her with a lovely pot-plant.
Noxolo was at the 947 studios, doing an interview with media personality Anele Mdoda. Taking to social media, 947 posted a video of Somizi gifting Noxolo the plant and it was indeed very heartwarming.
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