It’s all about family

By Drum Digital
03 May 2013

Nakedi Ribane says she wasn’t always an angel in her youth but she’s proud of her daughter Letsatsi and how she’s being raised with good values

She sits quietly and calmly when we meet her at a Joburg hotel.  But ask the former beauty queen about her 19-year-old daughter who accompanies her and her smile lights up the room.

Nakedi Ribane took the modelling world by storm in the ’80s, when very few black models had managed to crack it. But it soon becomes clear that what the 50-something year-old classic beauty is most proud of is being a mother.

“We’re very close,” she says of her daughter Letsatsi. “We’re like sisters. We go out together, and she’s also my stylist. I see a lot of myself in her but

I think she’s a better person than I was when I was her age.

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