Minister of Sports, Art and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa announced and congratulated them on social media.
“We salute the young hero @MasterKGsa and the young heroine @Nomcebozikode, our newly appointed #CulturalDiplomacyAmbassadors who will be working closely with the Department of @SportArtsCultur to build relations across Africa and the world, through music,” he tweeted.
Photos of them signing the documents were shared.
The duo’s hit song, Jerusalema has taken South Africa to the world, as the song sits on number 2 of Shazam global songs and the remix is on number 4 of Billboard global songs.
Meanwhile, Min. Nathi has spoken on appointing them as ambassadors to serve the world in late July.
“Congratulations to Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode, who have been appointed our ambassadors to the world by minister Nathi Mthethwa. The department has a ‘Cultural Diplomacy Programme’ where we take artists from South Africa to other countries for a period of time to showcase our creativity.”
“This team is our ambassadors – You are our ambassadors – you are going to be our ambassadors.” Minister @NathiMthethwaSA on @MasterKGsa & @Nomcebozikode #Jerusalema #JerusalemaDanceChallenge #Jerusalema50million
— Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (@SportArtsCultur) July 28, 2020