Heroic taxi driver who helped deliver a baby awarded GHC15,000

Heroic taxi driver who helped deliver a baby awarded GHC15,000

- Earlier this month, a taxi driver went viral after he helped deliver a baby

- Nhlonipho Zulu became a national hero and he has now been honoured

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A 31-year-old taxi driver was dropping off passengers late at night when a security guard asked if he could take a heavily pregnant lady to the hospital.

However, they did not make it to the hospital and Zulu helped the lady give birth. Now, SANTACO KwaZulu-Natal honoured Zulu for his heroic act.

Taking to Facebook, SANTACO-KZN revealed Zulu was given a certificate and R33 000. They then called on the community to make an offering and Zulu ended up with a whopping R40 000 ( GHC15,000).

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Take a look at the post below:

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South Africans believed Zulu deserved the accolades and they once again applauded him online.

Michelle Van Dyk commented:

"What an outstanding gentleman. Big respect to you for what you did."

Dumisani Msomi wrote:

"Halala Nhlakanipho. God bless you and your family."

Jabulisile Ka Linda Khumalo said:

"SANTACO cares. Big up to Nhlakanipho Zulu."

In other news, In other sad news, Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry was a famous Black actor who appeared in scores of films in the 1920s and 1930s but suddenly vanished from the scenes and never came up again.

A news report by Face2FaceAfrica indicates that the gentleman who was born in Key West, Fla., in 1892, had many great achievements for his exploits at the peak of his career.

Perry received a Stepin Fetchit star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960, got a Special Image Award from the Hollywood chapter of the NAACP in 1976, and was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1978.

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