- A few South African celebrities have weighed in on the Orania debate which is currently trending on social media
- Panyaza Lesufi shared his outrage about the town online, resulting in mixed reactions from media personalities
- Babalwa Mneno expressed disgust at the existence of Orania while Sizwe Dhlomo said he wasn't too bothered
Mzansi celebrities have shared their thoughts on the Orania debate currently trending on social media. The Afrikaner-only South African town became a hot topic when Panyaza Lesufi brought it up.
Babalwa Mneno is one of the celebs who expressed her disgust at the existence of the town while others agreed with Sizwe Dhlomo, who said that Mzansi had bigger problems.
Panyaza Lesufi took to social media to slam Orania for isolating itself from Mzansi. Babalwa responded to the controversial post, saying that the idea of the town made her sick.
“Sies! I just almost puked! How can ANC government allow this madness?"
Rapper Gigi Lamayne has also previously called out the SA government for allowing the town to exist in a democracy.
Sizwe Dhlomo, on the other hand, acknowledged that the existence of the town was a problem but South Africa had bigger issues to deal with. He said:
"Why don’t we take better care of the citizens of broader SA? Asihambe nabahambayo. Forget these guys. I personally don’t want to integrate with them anyway."
It seems many social media users were in agreement with Siz. Twitter user TboozeSA said:
"We have more important issues to deal with than people who don’t even bother anyone."
"It's a non issue, red herrings. How are they dealing with the annual audit findings by the Auditor General. Tens of billions of Rands annually. Yet they want to waste time chasing people with their Monopoly money."
"Let them do their thing in peace - so far it has been working for them. The ANC govt has failed our nation. Next thing, everybody will want to be part of ORANIA."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Panyaza Lesufi called on Orania to fall. The Gauteng MEC for Education said the town does not belong in a non-racial South Africa. The town, inhabited by 1 600 citizens, has been the subject of a lot of intense debate.
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