SA actor, Aaron Moloisi debunks rumours that he is a sangoma. The rumours started when fans spotted him wearing white beads around his neck which are usually reserved for people who possess spiritual gifts People
During an interview with Daily Sun, he revealed that, “Just because people call me mkhulu or say thokoza gogo or mkhulu doesn’t mean that I’m a sangoma. They say that out of respect.”
Sazi Mahlongo, the spokesman for the South African Traditional Healers association said some beads can be worn as jewellery but the are some that are reserved for sangomas, particularly the red and white beads.
The actor says he has no issues with sangomas, he has great respect for them and if he was a sangoma, he’d come out and announce it.
Here are some South Africans that are sangoma’s:
Musician Phelo Bala also accepted his calling in 2014 after experiencing physical body changes.
Isibaya actress, Lerato Mvela accepted her spiritual gifts in 2015 and spent six months training to become a traditional healer.