- Cassper Nyovest is heartbroken over the recent gender-based violence incident that is trending on social media
- The Amademoni rapper has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to be more active in standing against these attacks
- Mzansi social media users weighed in with their thoughts on the situation
Cassper Nyovest has taken to social media to call out President Cyril Ramaphosa for doing nothing about the ongoing gender-based violence (GBV) in the country. The rapper said that words need to turn into actions.
The country is reeling after a young woman named Kwasa Zozo Lugalo, became the latest victim in suspected GBV case. The 19-year-old was allegedly killed by a man after she refused to date him.
Cassper Nyovest is livid over the treatment of women in the country. He took to social media and sent a message to the president:
"Mr President!!! The women and children in our communities are perishing at the hands of men!!! All we hear is "we need to do better" but nothing is ever done. It is not getting better !!! When will this doing better begin ? .@CyrilRamaphosa"
Social media users weighed in on the situation. Twitter user Muzi37361964 said:
"Death penalty is the only way bra"
"A life for a life"
"And he's doing nothing about it really.. We have been calling and calling for help but he doesn't want to do anything about it.. Maybe he's waiting for such to hit home first that's when he'll take an action. It's hurting nje"
"Honestly speaking, President Ramaphosa isn't the problem, and will not have a solution. The problem must come up with a solution to this. Addressing the president won't help. Abusive men need to work on themselves"
Briefly.co.za previously reported that South Africans are furious over the death of Kwesa and it resulted in #JusticeForKwasa trending on social media.
A man reportedly stabbed Kwasa because he could not accept things were over between them. Kwasa has been described as a bright young woman who often shared inspiration posts on her social media pages.
After news broke of her death, #JusticeForKwasa started trending on Twitter. South Africans mourned the young lady's passing and called for change in South Africa.
Twitter user, @dinthotsohle, commented:
"What happened to Kwasa has me feeling sick. She tried everything. And the people who could have protected her (her ex's family, the police) didn't. She had dreams, a future, a life and it was stolen from her and I feel sick to my soul about it. #JusticeForKwasa."
Another, @modiegi_mots, added:
"Every day it’s a new name. From the bottom of my heart I’m so so tired of men. I pray she gets justice and her soul finds peace #JusticeForKwasa."
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