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Simphiwe Dana’s Heart-rending Mother’s Day Tribute

Simphiwe Dana

South-African Afro-Soul singer-songwriter Simphiwe Dana, paid a glowing tribute to her late mother on Instagram this weekend on Mother’s Day.

She did this under a post from one of her performances, during a joint theatre work with creative director and dancer, Gregory Maqoma titled, MAYO, which took place last month.

She posted:

“Our first Mother’s Day without you Wushekazi. Without our anchor. Bhabha Mamjoli. Uphumle ❤️‍🩹❤️‍🩹❤️‍🩹”

Simphiwe Dana, who is known for promoting activism through her music in her native Xhosa language, unfortunately, lost her mother last year to the coronavirus (Covid-19).



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