October 4, 2023


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New Year, new resolutions: SA celebs share their hopes for 2022

Jimmy Nevis. (Photo: Newton Stanford)

Jimmy Nevis. (Picture: Newton Stanford)

  • South African personalities have shared their needs for a world with out Covid-19 in 2022.
  • Many have been delighted to say goodbye to the 12 months that introduced the Omicron variant.
  • South Africa is at this time in the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections.

New ventures for their occupations, wanting to live more healthy life and praying that the Covid-19 pandemic will finally end.

Some popular South Africans have spelt out their hopes for the new 12 months.

Pieter-Dirk Uys celebrated 40 decades in the general public domain for his change moi, Evita Bezuidenhout, in 2021.

Uys explained 2021 as each and every working day feeling “like a Tuesday”.

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His New Year’s resolution is to preserve washing his arms, whilst Bezuidenhout had a little bit a lot more major one.

“Never permit third-rate politicians to frighten you into silence with their fourth-rate thoughts,” said Bezuidenhout, when asked what her resolution was.


Satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys.

She additional her minimum favorite part of 2021 was “not receiving to my hairdresser in those people months of lockdown”.

Global songbird Jonathan Butler stated he had only a single hope for the new 12 months – an end to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“My desire for the new 12 months is for the globe to get back to usual. No extra masks, everybody vaccinated,” he included. Singer Jimmy Nevis stated he did not definitely feel in New Year’s resolutions but extra he definitely skipped travelling.

“That is absolutely gonna be a priority for me. I also seriously want to check out far more live new music displays. I am usually earning music. Releasing new music is a thing I’ll do when I am all set. Especially at the time we as a result of with Covid,” he added.

Singer and performer Robin Pieters explained: “My New Year’s resolutions. Certainly heading to be bringing out new tunes, quite possibly an album. Definitely heading to dabble in the television planet.”

Marc Lottering’s only resolution for the new yr was “to continue to be alive”.

Stand-up comedian Marc Lottering.

Stand-up comic Marc Lottering.

“Just after two decades of Covid-19, it is so accurate,” stated Lottering’s spokesperson, Tasneem Omar.

Riaan Cruywagen explained his New Year’s resolution was only to get even extra work out, eat more healthy food items, and locate sufficient time in his day-to-day plan for relaxation. 

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“I am semi-retired, soon after all, and owe it to myself and my wife to continue to be in superior situation as I expand more mature!” he additional.

In 2022, Cruywagen is most on the lookout forward to the agency motion that will be taken towards perpetrators just after the Zondo Fee of Inquiry into Point out Capture report is introduced.

Award-profitable music icon and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka informed News24 she had hardly ever taken a resolution because her “lifestyle is in God’s fingers”.


DJ Tira.

“But my desire for 2022 is a much better South Africa entire of like peace and fantastic wellbeing for all South Africans and folks of the globe,” Chaka Chaka claimed.

She included her want was for the country’s financial state to start out picking up.

Chaka Chaka invested her New Year’s Eve with family and appreciating their organization.

Mthokozi Khathi, famously identified as DJ Tira, explained wellness was a precedence in his lifetime and his concentrate was on residing healthful.

“My new yr resolution is to get back again to a diet regime, get back to ingesting healthier, get back again to fitness center,” Khathi reported.