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Tennis player Serena Williams shouts out Namibia in adorable pic with daughter

International tennis superstar Serena Williams just mentioned Namibia in an adorable moments while braiding her one-year-old daughter Olympia’s hair. She mentioned Namibia with reference to the Himba people of Opuwo and how they were one of the first few people to braid hair.

“Braiding started in Africa with the Himba people of Namibia,” she writes. “We have been braiding her hair for centuries. In many African tribes braided hairstyles were a unique way to identify each tribe. Because of the time it would take people would often take the time to socialize. It began with the elders braiding their children, then the children would watch and learn from them. The tradition of bonding was carried on for generations, and quickly made its way across the world.” she said.

Williams who also happens to be the only the first athlete to make it to Forbes Self made women list concluded her caption by sharing what it means to her to braid her daughters hair as a new mother: “I am honored to share this bonding experience with my own daughter and add another generation of historic traditions.”

Many Namibians couldn’t hide their joy when Namibia got a nod from the professional tennis player and they showed their appreciation in her comment section:

Shona Ngavahttps://unwrap.online
Shona Ngava is a music journalist, educator, and blogger who aims to share more insight on how music impacts the average listener. He has worked previously for the Namibian Sun as a journalist and has done countless reviews of many albums and singles focusing specifically on the Namibian music scene. He is the host of the only show on radio that is dedicated to album reviews and music critiquing in Namibia. He works at the community radio station of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) called NUST FM. He is currently the Programming and Music Director the radio station and is responsible finding the right music for the station and audio and radio production at NUST FM. Shona Ngava has 5 years experience within the print and broadcasting industries and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communications Technology. He is passionate about the entertainment industry and elevating and taking it to better heights. He believes in equal treatment of artists and making sure their stories are told all the time every time hence he is a contributor for unwrap.online. Besides Journalism, Shona Ngava's other interests lie in artist management, social media marketing and talent management and brand management.

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