- The hashtag #ValaPresident has been trending on social media ever since some of Mzansi's artists protested against government this week
- DJ Tira has been dragged on social media for being part of the demonstrations in Durban
- Social media users have expressed that the whole country has been dying of hunger since the Covid-19 pandemic, not just the artists
DJ Tira has been slammed on social media for taking part in a recent protest in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Tira and other Mzansi artists, mostly Durban entertainers, protested on the N3 freeway against some of governments lockdown regulations. They even held a mini concert in the middle of the busy national highway.
They demanded that President Cyril Ramaphosa must open the country or allow them to have 70% capacity at their events.The hashtag #ValaPresident trended after the protest.
Makoya Bearings took to Twitter shortly after the protest and shared a screenshot of a conversation he had with Ramaphosa on Instagram last year. He captioned his post:
"Where are you my friend @CyrilRamaphosa #VulaPresident we are dying of hunger."
After sharing the screenshot of their convo, the Thank You Mr DJ hitmaker was dragged on the micro-blogging app.
"The whole country is dying of hunger!!!! Why must ya’ll be special???"
"What about us? Ain't we gonna infect one another masiyobuka ama shows?"
"Chief stop being selfish man... Wena you will be on the stand and not in close contact with the crowd while they're busy shouting Malume."
"I hope you won’t vote for them in the next elections cos clearly they used you for their campaigns."
"This is not about hunger. You want to maintain your lavish lifestyle. The country is doing fine without unnecessary events. Protest against violence on women and children first."
"You still have time to call him your friend."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Mona Monyane went through a lot towards the end of last year. She separated from her husband, actor Khulu Skenjana, lost a child and her home burnt down.
Despite all the hardships, the actress has dusted herself up and bought a new house. Mona revealed the good news on Instagram. She first shared a snap of the beautiful house and captioned it:
"Look at God. October 2019 showed me literal flames but God had other plans. Remember always my beloveds that God will never forsake you."
The star later shared a pic of new kitchen. She expressed her gratitude for getting to practice her interior design skills on her new home.
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