- Popular doctor on social media, Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng came under fire on Twitter after she said that Botswana's national anthem sounds like a nursery rhyme
- She was dragged for comment with users from Botswana and Mzansi telling her that South Africa's anthem isn't exactly the best either
- Dr. Tlaleng maintained her stance the next day and said the anthem still sounds like a nursery rhyme
Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng is a favourite on Mzansi social media. She is a medical doctor as well as a human rights and sexual rights activist. However, on Saturday she rubbed a lot of people off the wrong way when she dissed Botswana's national anthem.
"Anthem ya Botswana o kare ke nursery rhyme," she tweeted.
This translates to: "The Botswana national anthem sounds like a nursery rhyme."
Tweeps came at her with the quickness for her comment, some were from Mzansi tweeps and others were from the people of Botswana.
@CLKewakae said: "Someone out there saying our anthem sounds like a nursery rhyme, while theirs shares a tune with another country."
@Lintle_Motswana said: "South Africa, we harboured almost all of your Freedom Fighters, if not all, during apatheid days. Can we not forget that we are family. You should be fighting Europeans for your land, not Botswana."
@VincentMailola commented: "For people whose land is still in the hands of their oppressors I think we should really not be throwing shade at others."
@venusdefined commented: "The South African Anthem literally sounds like incy wincy spider. What do you mean?"
@SimplyKayGee said: "I always wanted to know what gegebertes means on South Africa’s national anthem."
Dr Tlaleng ignored the comments for the most part but she did hit back with a simple tweet the following day:
"It's still a nursery rhyme though."
In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Tito Mboweni dragged the state on social media. Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said on social media that the state needs to have stricter measures in place.
He shared a story about how a man from the township Alexandra called him aside during a meeting telling him that they needed to do better.
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