Mayor Madlala visits Dr Joseph Shabalala

Mayor Madlala hands over the gift

Alfred Duma Municipality Mayor Vincent Madlala, along with members of council, visited Dr Joseph Shabalala at his home today (December 23).

Since we are in the festive season and approaching Christmas, the mayor and his team felt the need to visit the legendary Dr Joseph Shabalala to pay tribute to him.

“We are gathered here to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. As you have done so much for this country and the town of Ladysmith in terms of putting us on the global map and boosting our tourism, we would like to thank you and wish you many more years to come,” said Mayor Madlala.

Council also brought gifts for the family that included a huge framed picture of Ladysmith Black Mambazo with a message from the mayor.

Dr Joseph Shabalala expressed gratitude and said he was very pleased with their visit, thanking them for the gifts they brought him.

The local music legend also wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


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