Basetsana Kumalo Expresses How Special Her Son Is In A Heartfelt Birthday Shout Out. The birth of any baby is truly a miracle. That is why so many people always look forward to their birthdays and those of their children, so they celebrate the miracle of life. Basetsana Kumalo, who is a doting mom to her three children never misses the opportunity to celebrate them.
Recently Basetsana celebrated her 2nd born son, uShaka Kgositsile Emmanuel Kumalo, who was born at the Medi-clinic in Sandton nine years ago. The former Miss SA and TV mogul, has had a painful journey to motherhood before having Kgositsile though. She was 20 weeks pregnant with twins in 2007 when she suffered a miscarriage. Bassie also revealed that Kgosi was born at 34 weeks, but he was determined to make it. Thus she regards Kgosi as a brave warrior, which explains his other name, uShaka.
Kgositsile has two siblings being big brother, Nkosinathi Gabriel and little sister Bontle ba Morena Jasmine. Despite their mother’s busy schedule, she always makes it a point that they are a priority.
“Nine years ago, I gave birth to an angel
My baby, my boy, my Kgosi….you are 9 already and soon to be “double” digits. I had had so many miscarriages before you were born…you were born at 34 weeks and you were determined to make it, and you told me so. My warrior, my brave heart, hence your name is uShaka, the fighter,” Basetsana said.
She also spoke highly of his so who is a very focused child,“Watching you become your own person, with your own unique personality and love for life is such a delight to witness. I love your great abandon of being fully present in everything you do whether you are playing, doing your school work, jumping into that pool…you are in it to win it. Your fearless spirit Shaka is a true testament of your name.
You have the cutest laugh and I love tickling your belly to get it out of you. On this your birthday, my prayer for you son is that Father God continue to be your guiding light , that the Angels of the Living God will always encamp around you and protect you, and great shall be your peace.
When God created you, He had a purpose for your life. He has planned all your days before one of them came to be, so remember that you are truly special in His eyes. You are one adorable little boy. Happy birthday Papi. We love you so so so very much. Stay awesome!”