Meet Kenya and Netha: SA’s newest celebrity babies born this week

Yolanda, wife of popular South African rapper Kwesta Dakar, aka Senzo Mfundo Vilakazi, gave birth to a baby girl just a few days ago, while media personality Minnie also gave birth to a boy earlier this week.

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Welcome to the world: Kenya Elihle Vilakazi

Kwesta and Yolanda welcomed their second child, Kenya Elihle Vilakazi, on 11 November.

The Ngud hitmaker shared the picture of his baby girl with his 1.3m followers with the words “she’s here” covering the baby’s face. His wife shared the same picture on her Instagram.

A-list local celebrities like Cassper Nyovest, Bonang Matheba and others commented on the post to welcome the newest addition to the Vilakazi family.

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The pair are also parents to eight-year-old Khai Vilakazi.

Hey little one: Netha Makhosini Jones

Minnie and husband Quinton Jones delivered their baby boy, Netha Makhosini Jones, a few days ago.

The Becoming Mrs Jones star posted a picture of the bouncing baby’s hands and a glimpse of his face with the caption “Our King has arrived. Welcome Netha Makhosini Jones” on 16 November.

Family frustrated by fake accounts

Since posting the baby’s picture, more than 10 fake accounts have been created in his name, with one already holding 150,000 followers.

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Minnie confirmed in an Instagram story that these were fake accounts and that her son did not have any social media accounts. She further said that because of this she would not be posting any pictures of him.

The TV personality did share a sneak peek of her son’s nursery with her 3.9m Twitter followers. The picture shows an African sunset as a feature wall.

Wave of lockdown celebrity pregnancies

Since the beginning of the lockdown there has been a wave of celebrity pregnancies and now the babies have arrived!

The Queen actress Simphiwe Ngema gave birth to a baby boy in June with boyfriend Tino Chinyani. The couple first shared news of the pregnancy in August and later surprised the world by revealing their baby was born in June.

Omuhle Gela gave birth to a baby girl in September. The Queen actress has very been private about the pregnancy and the baby’s daddy.

She has been posting the cutest pictures of the little one without revealing her face.

Radio and TV personality Pearl Modiadie welcomed her first child in September. She has also been very private about the baby and his father.