WomensMonth: Here’s Our #WCW List of Three Most Influential Women In SA And Why
As we all know that August is women’s month so in the spirit of celebrating women and their achievements we highlight three influential queens that are positive role models in South Africa. If you’re like us then these names that have been making rounds on the top of social media trends will certainly resonate with you.
Yamikani Janet Banda, otherwise known as Lady Zamar can instantly make you fall in love with her music. She has one of the most beautiful and unique voices. The Tembisa born-singer and songwriter who was raised in Mamelodi, Pretoria has quickly become one of the best of SA’s sensational artists. Every song she writes and performs captivates the audience in ways one can’t explain.
On the 21st of June 2019 Lady Zamar released one of the biggest albums titled Monarch. It boasts singles like ‘This Is Love’ and many more great music. Time and time again Lady Zamar’s skin condition called acne makes the news with social media talking ill about it. But she never lets it bring her down. A very courageous and strong willed individual. You’re beautiful and we love you Lady Zamar.
Newly crowned Miss South Africa, Zozibinzi Tunzi has shown that it’s important as women to stay authentic and grounded, the rewards are fulfilling. The Eastern Cape- born is lauded for staying true to her beauty and her shorthair. The first of her kind to win a Miss South Africa title in 2019. The 25-year-old is a recent graduate and currently interns at Ogilvy Cape Town whilst also pursuing another qualification. This is the kind of inspiration we need this month and going forward. Women should learn to love and appreciate themselves more. And always seek to improve themselves through education and other means that are positive.
In all honesty, Sho Madjozi has achieved so much in one year from winning a BET Award, performing on the international music platform called Colors to releasing one of SA’s most unique songs that even got a nod from John Cena himself and the WWE universe a few days ago. Other notable like US rapper Missy Elliot have also praised her new single titled John Cena. Madjozi’s achievements are so immense we can’t mention them all here. And if they’re anything to go by then she’s one of the most influential artists in the industry and there’s no telling where she won’t go.
Hope this list of three of the many phenomenal women in South Africa right now inspires you to be great on this lovely Wednesday morning. Stay motivated and continue celebrating the beauty of womxn this month of August.
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