Halala: Mzansi Graduate Honours Heritage by Wearing Traditional Attire, Wows Mzansi With Moving Pictures

Halala: Mzansi Graduate Honours Heritage by Wearing Traditional Attire, Wows Mzansi With Moving Pictures

  • A young man proudly wore traditional attire to graduation to honour those who came before him and couldn’t study
  • Twitter user @sfiso_hlongwa shared some of the touching pictures to social media in honour of his culture
  • The people of Mzansi were moved by the post and let the young man know how dashing he looked in his outfit

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Graduation day is a huge moment. A young man decided to share his special moment with those who were unable to have the opportunities he has, his ancestors.

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Twitter user @sfiso_hlongwa honoured his ancestors at graduation. Image: Twitter / @sfiso_hlongwa
Source: Twitter

Many years ago, as a result of apartheid, people of colour were not privileged to be able to go to university and get a tertiary qualification. So, when this young man got his, he remembered those before him.

Twitter user @sfiso_hlongwa shared touching pictures from his graduation, showing off his traditional attire with great pride. What a thoughtful gesture.

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“From the valleys and hills of Umbumbulu to the world. This outfit was to honour those before me who wished to have this opportunity but unfortunately were not privileged. On 25 April 2022, they realised their dream through me. @go2uj”

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People were touched by the post and took to the comment section to commend the young man

Seeing the thought and heart that went into this post left many feeling all the feels. Sharing this moment with those who were not able to have one of their own, is a level of respect many do not possess.

Young man, well done!

Take a look at some of the comments:

@mmaselema said:

“ You are a true ambassador of decolonization. This will help in giving Ma2000 some good lessons about not forgetting our roots.”

@enclaire02 said:

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“The content I signed up for. Congratulations. Lemme follow you.”

@miss_cynth said:

“What a beautiful outfit and beautiful smile congra!”

@MiinenhleGwala said:
“Congratulations Gabhisa. The outfit looks amazing ! ”

@withNateJacobs said:

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In related news, Briefly News reported that Themba Dlamini, known for his heartwarming TikTok videos with his grandmother has done it again. He posted a video of him and gogo dancing to the beat and peeps online were thrilled.

The video showed the pair head-bopping to a sound in the background and Themba clearly enjoying the sight of gogo dancing.

Peeps on TikTok were head over heels in love with gogo. They told Themba that she was their grandmother too and how lovely his relationship with the old vibey lady was. Some peeps joked and told Themba to take it easy on her.

Source: Briefly News

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