We need unity - Davido speaks on South Africa and Nigeria beef

We need unity - Davido speaks on South Africa and Nigeria beef

- Nigerian music star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, has spoken on the relationship between Nigerians and South Africans

- There seemed to be bad blood between citizens of both countries

- In a recent interview, Davido preached unity

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In times past, music thrived on bad blood and beef and it even led to violence and the death of some superstars, such as Tupac.

Thankfully those days are gone and beef between artists seem to be more about trash talking than actions.

It is no longer news that there seems to be a hostile relationship between some music lovers in South Africa and Nigeria.

It all started during the xenophobia period in the country that led to Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, threatening SA rapper, AKA, with violence over his comments on the alleged attack of Nigerians in the country.

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Burna Boy’s threats against AKA were not taken lightly by his people and it led to a social media war between Nigerians and South Africans.

Just recently, another top Nigerian singer, Davido, reportedly spoke on the relationship between Nigerians and South Africans.

Davido preached for unity, according to SA Hip Hop Mag.

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Davido reportedly said: “We need more unity in Africa. Even with the things that happened online with South Africa and Nigeria, I feel like it was just hurting a lot of people in between. We’ve been brothers and sisters for song long.”

Meanwhile, Nigeria confirmed its first coronavirus case after an Italian who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus travelled to Lagos.

Mmusi Maimane has since reacted to the news, calling it the continent's "worst nightmare".

The former DA leader urged South Africans to pray for the continent, adding as a man of faith: "I believe in both prayer and preparation. Faith without works is dead."

Nigeria has confirmed its first coronavirus case and Mmusi Maimane has taken to social media to react to the news. The former DA leader called on South Africans to pray for the neighbouring African country.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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