'Africans are capable and proud': African artist wows thousands with amazing sculpture

'Africans are capable and proud': African artist wows thousands with amazing sculpture

- A Twitter user shared a photo of the artist showing off his work

- It was a wooden sculpture with carvings of a tortoise and fish species

- The photo has gone viral

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A photo of an African artist showing off his stunning wooden sculpture has impressed thousands of people on social media.

A Twitter user, Justine Lungu, shared the image on his page recently, Briefly.co.za established. He penned this caption to accompany it:

This artist just wants Zambia and the world to know that he has talent and that Africans are capable and proud. So let's share the picture...

The image immediately went viral, notching up in excess of 18,000 retweets and 22,000 likes. Many expressed admiration for the artist's talent.

Some even wished to get in contact with him, but Justine indicated in replying tweets that he does not have his details or location.

In fact, one Twitter user suggested that the artist is not Zambian but a South African named Abasiki Bebunda from Durban.

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Nevertheless, accolades for the beaming and talented artist streamed in from far and wide. See some of the tweeps' reactions below.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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