President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulates Tyla for her Grammy win

President Cyril Ramaphosa expresses excitement and congratulates Tyla for her Grammy win. The singer won the Best African Music Performance for her song Water, defeating the Nigerian singers in the category; they include Ayra Starr, Davido and Asake. Taking to Twitter, Ramaphosa wrote:

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa

“Woke up to the news of our very own Tyla winning the Best African Music Performance for her song ‘Water’ at the #Grammys . She is the youngest African to win such a prestigious award, adding herself to list of eminent South African artists and musicians who have made an indelible mark on the world stage.


“@Tyllaaaaaaa we congratulate you and we celebrate with you. Your win affirms South Africa’s sustained success in various international fora. Thank you for your authenticity and for flying the flag.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa

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