It's no secret that rapper AKA is a strong supporter of the African National Congress, and that's cool. It's a free country, right? However, some South Africans are wondering if the ANC had anything to do with his recent donations.
AKA recently had fans feeling so proud of him after he got involved with helping out the students who were striking over at the University of Witwatersrand.
He decided to donate R100k and hand out food to the students at the university, in solidarity over the recent protests.
Briefly.co.za reported that the university's Student Representative Council (Wits SRC) said the Super Mega handed over the cheque at the Wits Great Hall Piazza, followed by the handover of 500 burgers and chips at the Knockando Hall Residence.
However, it is now rumoured that the donation was sponsored by President Ramaphosa and the ANC.
The rumours were likely born because AKA is a very vocal supporter of the ruling party.
The Citizen reported that AKA denied the accusation, and said he used the proceeds he earned from his roast to help out the students.
I took this all out of my own pocket. Did you see any ANC people in the communications, did you see any ANC SRC kinda push? This is me as a private citizen. You know where I got this from? I got some money from the roast. That’s why I wanted to do the roast.
Mzansi isn't so sure though:
AKA earlier took to social media to explain that he felt he had to do something because it's normal people who support them as artists - its only right they do the same.
Whatever AKA's reasoning behind the donation was, it was a pretty cool thing to do for the students.
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