Taraji P Henson headed to SA

File: Taraji P. Henson will end her tour at the Women In Media conference on Friday.

File: Taraji P. Henson will end her tour at the Women In Media conference on Friday.

JOHANNESBURG - Actress Taraji P Henson is headed to South Africa for the Empire press tour.

Taraji, who plays the beloved Cookie Lyon, will be in the country for five days meeting her beloved local fans and doing interviews.

This will be Henson's second visit to the country, in 2016 the actress made time to visit the Kliptown Youth Foundation in Soweto and also soaked up some local heritage at the Mandela House.

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Earlier this year the Proud Mary star denied being part of a panel for the Women in Media conference that was expected to be held at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg.

 

 

Organisers of the event, 21st Century Group, claimed that Henson, along with several other stars, including Halle Berry and Ashanti, would be attending the conference.