The presenter moved many hearts in South Africa last week when it emerged that he helped his domestic worker S’phetheni Ncube publish her very own book.

“Last night we launched S’phetheni Ncube’s book called #Ngoneni @bridgebooks in Maboneng. It was a success!!” he wrote on his Instagram page under a picture showing him standing with Ncube and her three young daughters.

“Hopefully through God’s Grace we will find the money to do the very same thing on her home soil in Zimbabwe.”

He thanked everybody who had donated their time, skill and even their money and contacts to help him and Ncube make her dream come true.

In an interview with, Ncube said the book is about her life experiences – and those of other women – growing up in Zimbabwe. She revealed during the interview that she lost her parents when she was young and that this is a reality faced by many in her homeland. For this reason, she included this topic in the book, which she wrote in her native tongue isiNdebele.

Ngoneni is available for purchase from Bridge Books.