- The Ugandan Police Force released a video via social media yesterday announcing that a South African musician had been deported due to incorrect visa papers
- Everyone assumed that it had to be Yvonne Chaka Chaka, as she was the only SA artist in the country due for a performance
- But the legendary singer took to social media to rebuke the deportation claims, saying she left on her her accord
Mzansi music legend, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, took to social media to clear up the confusion around the claims that she had been deported from Uganda on New Year’s eve, where was due to perform at an event.
According to Channel 24, police in Uganda posted a video on Twitter stating that the South African singer was deported due to not having the correct visa to perform in the country.
But soon afterwards, the 54-year-old singer announced on social media that she would not perform at the event and would leave the country on her own accord.
“If I was deported would they buy me a business class ticket. Nooooo they just put you on the plane, so now you know,” she tweeted along with a snap of her boarding pass indicating business class.
Yvonne added: "I can assure you, I will come back to Uganda and perform. This is my motherland."
Hours after the news of Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s performance being cancelled in Uganda started to trend on social media due to the police’s viral video which stated that the singer had been deported, she responded. In a tweet, Yvonne said: “After reading all this I don’t know if I should just laugh or cry.”
She added: “All I am asking for is please stop the hate speech and fake news. What is the world coming to."
Yvonne also responded to the police deportation claims via a video tweet, saying she was still in Uganda but chose not to perform. The legendary singer reassured her followers that she was fine.
Meanwhile, two months ago, Briefly.co.za reported that it's not often that we see a couple reach an incredible milestone like 30 years of marriage in today's world, which is why an occasion like this was really special to legendary veteran singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and her hubby, Dr Mandlalele Mhinga.
The Princess of Africa took to Instagram to post a beautiful message to her husband and acknowledge their special jubilee.
Fans flooded Yvonne's post with congratulatory messages and best wishes for their long-lasting marriage
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