One of South Africa’s most loved celebs, Nomzamo Mbatha,graduated from the University of Cape Town on Tuesday and she shared her journey with the nation.
Nomzamo hinted a month ago that her graduation dress will be one that is very close to her heart.
My graduation dress is so close to my heart.
It’s going to be truly special… 😭 …
— Nomzamo Mbatha (@NomzamoMbatha) March 26, 2018
On Tuesday, hours before her big event, she finally shared a glimpse of the sentimental dress.
In a video, which she shared on Twitter, she revealed her dress to her family and their reactions are very emotional.
Her dress is white with photos of each one of those she “buried and those who held her heart”, including her sister Carla who passed on in 2014.
She devotes this achievement to “courage. Resilience. Overcome”.
The local actress and TV personality went on to share footage from the graduation ceremony on Twitter. She can be seen walking over the stage, accepting her qualification and raising her fist in the air in tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The crowd then cheers in the background.