Media mogul and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey caused a delightful buzz on Thursday in Soweto.
Winfrey jetted into the country to attend the Global citizens event on Sunday and spoke at an event honoring the life of Nelson Mandela.
She encouraged young South Africans to never give up hope – although unemployment is rife.
Winfrey paid tribute to Madiba and spoke fondly of the time she spent with him.
She encouraged the crowd to start the Madiba way– and give back.
Winfrey will also deliver a keynote address at the Global Citizen Festival in honour of Madiba on Sunday.