And while the government has encouraged everyone to stay inside, South African celebrities have heeded that call and endorsed the president’s decision. Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, tweeted after the president’s address, ‘ The ball is now in your court. Stay home. Please stay home!’ Many other celebs have also encouraged South Africans to stay home with Zodwa Wabantu doing the #StayAtHomeChallenge and DJ Shimza hosting an Online Quarantine Party.
The ball is now in your court. Stay home! Please stay home! #shutdownsouthafrica
— Zozibini Tunzi (@zozitunzi) March 23, 2020
Entertainer Boity encouraged everyone that they will prevail through the darkness and struggle that will happen:
We are going to prevail! #COVID19SouthAfrica
— #OwnYourThrone👑 (@Boity) March 23, 2020
Author Khaya Dlanga showed his support for the lockdown and President Ramaphosa’s plan by saying, ‘This is a comprehensive plan. I know there will be lots of questions but this is an impressive action by the government. I must applaud them. But now let’s play our part, South Africa.’
This is comprehensive plan. I know there will be lots of questions but this is an impressive action by the government. I must applaud them. But now let’s play our part South Africa. #cyrilramaphosa #ShutDownsa
— Khaya Dlanga (@khayadlanga) March 23, 2020
DJ Black Coffee also showed his support for the country by posting an image of two hands together with the South African flag with the caption, ‘We can do this.’
We can do this ❤️ pic.twitter.com/xtJ4q8bRjU
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) March 24, 2020
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