Mzansi actress, Natasha Thahane, shared a snap of flashy cars driving through a township during a presidential visit on social media yesterday which sparked a huge debate on Instagram.
While we all know that most political parties are rallying around to do their best to canvass for votes just before the national elections, there's also the concern whether these same politicians will keep some of the promises they make.
Now Natasha Thahane maybe just an actress to some, but she is also a citizen of this country and has her own opinion.
She shared a snap on her Instagram of flashy cars leaving the Alexandra township during a presidential visit and wrote: "Kodwa sakwenzani isizwe esi’mnyama Bawo" which translates to "What did the black nation ever do to you God?"
Her Instagram post had 11.5k likes and 311 comments and counting. It was a really touchy subject for most people. Most of the comments centred around SA politicians making false promises to the poor people in townships and the way they come in with their fancy cars only for canvassing votes.
Asabonga_Ntshangase wrote: "Yebethuna ndandivuyela kwakubona imoto le entle qonde inton lo mbutho uyasithanda awnoveske uze ngeemoto ezintle elihlobo. All am trying to say is this is sad coz those voters have no idea of how fooled they are by bringing those Big cars. May the Lord put an end to this kind of injustice."
Another follower, Bogus_14k wrote: "We Poor people are always abused look how the politicians use us as political tools I pray non - of them see heaven , we are also to blame look at the age groups all political leaders 60 -70 this age group if driving our youth to a life of drugs."
Indlovukaziyamantungwa wrote: "But then again Tasha look at the convoy I can't say more bcz the anger I have against people who think for themselves only."
Niggaonehundred commented: "Looks so wrong and unnatural doesn't it."
Preciousphore wrote: "@natasha_thahane this pic speaks volumes, it's heart breaking to see such.. I'm renting somewhere in Alex i pray everyday for the kids growing up here to somehow understand that Alex is not their destiny and they deserve better...... VOTE for who? For what? Until this questions are answered...…"
Sphimamatt wrote: "@metrofmsa this morning @djfreshsa touched on equality issue average white person earn R10 000 and average black person R3000 am so traumatised. We were told education is key to success yet our ppl sit with MBAs and Masters degree eCall centre whilst comrades with no matric run the country "
Jolenemojela wrote: "Do they even feel proud to drive such expensive cars in such shabby areas. Asking for the poor citizens to vote for them to better their own lives and not that of the voters. The definition of democracy has changed to “government by the people for itself. They should be extremely ashamed fo themselves.# pissed"
Masa_licious wrote: '" The worst part is that they only there for their own benefit, after accomplishing their mission they will forget they ever stopped in that place, This sad."
It really makes you think, doesn't it.
Meanwhile, just over a week ago, Briefly.co.za reported that the Mzansi actress, Natasha Thahane, had opened up about the racism she experienced from her Russian room-mate in New York
Even though actress Natasha Thahane left her job on The Queen to pursue her academic career in New York, and she's been posting all about her life in the Big Apple on Instagram, her life isn't all as it seems.
The young actress recently opened up to Drum Magazine about the racism she has experienced while living with her Russian room-mate in New York. According to a report by TshisaLive, Natasha explained that she began to experience racism first-hand when people found out that she was from Africa.
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