- 26 May marks Africa day, which commemorates the continent people and its beauty, and each year, some celebrities share their celebrations
- Some of South Africa's favourite celebrities, such as Pitso Mosiname, Mam'Khize, Simphiwe Dana and more celebrated in style
- The public figures took the time to put together outfits and even shared heartfelt messages written and dedicated to celebrating the African continent.
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Africa Day is a call for celebrities to pull out their best regalia and messages to commemorate the day. Mapula Mafole, Pitso Mosimane and Simphiwe Dana, to name a few, celebrated this year's Africa Day.
Africa day celebrates the entire continent's diverse cultures and beautiful traditions. Ma'MKhize and Ntsiki Mazwai are among those who penned powerful messages about Africa to celebrate.
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This year's Africa day was celebrated by different celebrities, and Briefly News put together a list of six celebs who had powerful Africa Day messages.
1. Pitso Mosimane
Now the coach of the Egyptian team Al Ahly, Pitso took the day to express his gratitude for getting to represent South Africa on an international level.
2. Shauwn 'Ma'Mkhize' Mkhize
Reality star of Kwa Ma'Mkhize, Shauwn MKhize, showed off her Egyptian-inspired regalia.
Ma'Mkhize wrote an inspired note on the continent praising its beauty and appreciating what it has survived.
3. Mapula Mafole
Rhythm City actress Mapula Mafole showed off her Tswana heritage in a traditional two-piece set. Her ankles were decorated with what is called "Matlhau", in Setswana. Matlhau make a rattling sound during Tswana traditional dances.
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The actress wishes her followers a happy Africa day in her caption.
4. Simphiwe Dana
Singer Simphiwe Dana celebrated Africa day by sharing details about her performance on Friday, 28 May.
The concert is not only to celebrate Africa day is not only celebrating but Africa month. The singer wished her fans a Happy Africa day and encouraged them to celebrate Africa with her at the concert.
5. Ntsiki Mazwai
Ntsiki Mazwai also took to Instagram to celebrate Africa Day. The singer and poet celebrated African people by writing:
" May the melanin pop. May the beautiful African smiles live on!!!"
She looked radiant in her African themed headdress
6. Sandi Mazibuko
The launch was held on Africa Day. In attendance were house music producer DJ Zinhle, former Big Brother Mzansi stars Adindu "Zino" Asuzu and Thando "Acacia" Mcopela and other local public figures.
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The event celebrated Africa's diverse cultures in fashion through the garments paraded on the day.
Actress Enhle mbali_ commented on the news of the launch, saying:
"A huge congratulations sis! I will swing by for support. You are my faves."
Norma Mngoma wrote:
"Congrats Sandi ."
Fans were inspired and enjoyed the clothes displayed at the launch on Africa day.
"Well done. You are an inspiration to many. Keep it up sis."
"Congratulations well deserved success, just love the garments produced."
3 Mzansi celebrities share inspirational messages to celebrate Africa Day
Briefly News previously reported a number of Mzansi celebrities are proud to be African and showed this through wonderful messages commemorating Africa Day.
Briefly News takes a look at four social media posts from celebs that stood out in celebration of the special occasion.
Thandiswa wrote an inspirational message to celebrate Africa Day on Twitter. The singer is also known as King Tha, and she is proud to be an African, showing this on many occasions.
Source: Briefly News