Actress and brand ambassador, Nomzamo Mbatha officially graduated on Tuesday from the University of Cape Town with a BCom degree in Accounting.
Just moments before her big day, the Isibaya star shared an emotional video showing the dress to her family, with the caption, she wrote: “Today is the third. Carla died on the third. My dress has the pictures of those I have buried, those who held my heart. To Courage. To Resilience. Overcome.
The white and black dress was printed with pictures of all those she “buried and those who held her heart”, including her sister, Carla who died in 2014.
During the graduation ceremony, Nomzamo in seen walking to the stage to collect her degree, she then took a moment to pay tribute to the struggle veteran Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who passed on Monday.
What a woman, what a moment ✊✊✊ @NomzamoMbatha walking on the roads paved by mama #WinnieMandela very proud of you sisi and continue to be out inspiration #RIPWinnieMadikizelaMandela #RIPWinnieMandela pic.twitter.com/oFCGEHnMLe
Sending love and light to @NomzamoMbatha on your graduation day. We are becoming those strong women like Mama #WinnieMandela, who chartered the way for us. Ours is to play a significant role and to set new standards. Well done my Queen.✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/skNex4Lf1l
After being capped, she shouted: "Long Live Winnie Mandela Long Live". Congrats to @NomzamoMbatha on her BCom Accounting degree. Our dreams remain valid. Black child it is possible, education is timeless. I'll be 35 when I finish my undergraduate qualification, I'm inspired. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/eisuKTo8BU