DJ Tira slammed for artists' lockdown protest as #ValaPresident trends

DJ Tira slammed for artists' lockdown protest as #ValaPresident trends

- 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

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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.

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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.

@guzluvdelux wrote:

"The whole country is dying of hunger!!!! Why must ya’ll be special???"

@Bongekaxakaxa1 commented:

"What about us? Ain't we gonna infect one another masiyobuka ama shows?"

@Ronewa_Mudza said:

"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."

@BunnyBSA said:

"I hope you won’t vote for them in the next elections cos clearly they used you for their campaigns."

@StephansTshepo wrote:

"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."
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"You still have time to call him your friend."

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DJ Tira slammed for artists lockdown protest as #ValaPresident trends

DJ Tira has been slammed for being part of the artists lockdown protest. Image: @djtira/Instagram
Source: Instagram

In other news, 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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