Mzansi unhappy about donations to France after Africa was "overlooked"

Mzansi unhappy about donations to France after Africa was "overlooked"

Mzansi social media users are unhappy about the amount of money being pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral in France after a fire devastated the historical building.

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Briefly.co.za reported that two luxury-goods tycoons donated a total of $339 million, which is more than R4.7 billion, to restore the building.

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It has been reported that it took more than 12 hours after the fire started for firefighters to put out the blaze. The country's president, Emmanuel Macron, vowed to entirely rebuild the Cathedral and he started a funding campaign.

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Some took to social media to share that they felt that money was being spent on the wrong priorities especially after calls for donations to Mozambique largely fell flat after the devastation of Cyclone Idai.

US artist Meek Mill even previously tweeted that "African tragedies are overlooked"

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The cyclone was one of the worst to affect Africa and caused catastrophic damage, leaving more than 1000 people dead.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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