Oprah will receive honorary degree in SA

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Die Burger newspaper on Friday confirmed reports that the queen of talk shows, Oprah Winfrey, will be visiting South Africa soon.

Winfrey will receive an honorary doctorate in education from the University of the Free State (UFS).

"I can only confirm that she will visit the campus and she will receive an honorary degree. We will announce more details at a later stage,” said Lacea Loader, UFS spokesperson.

The news about Oprah’s visit was first announced on Twitter by UFS rector Professor Jansen.

According to reports Oprah will be in South Africa on June 24.

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