Prominent South Africans congratulate Esther Mahlangu on her PhD

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Prominent South Africans have congradulated Esther Mahlangu on her honorary PHD

Several prominent South African personalities have congratulated world renowned Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu for being conferred with an honorary doctorate.

Mahlangu was on Monday conferred with an honorary doctorate by the University of Johannesburg for her artistic work and how she has represented South Africa on the world stage.

The 82-year-old painter has done a lot of work on the international stage including a collaboration with USA RnB sensation John Legend on an anti-Aids campaign, and  German carmaker BMW on two of its iconic brands on two occasions amongst others.

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa congratulated Mahlangu and described her as South Africa’s living legend and proudly carrying the African culture and heritage on the wings of her artistic genius.

Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor also congratulated the world-renowned artist on her achievement.

The South African government also acknowledged Mahlangu’s achievement and also congratulated her on the award.

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane congratulated Mahlangu for her achievement and the University of Johannesburg for honouring her while she was still alive.

-TNA Reporter

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