Simphiwe Dana Says South Africa Is Anti Poor, Touched About Pandemic

Simphiwe Dana Says South Africa Is Anti Poor, Touched About Pandemic

- Mzansi singer Simphiwe Dana is not pleased with how things are going for South Africa financially

- The star thinks that the country is anti-poor, considering how the nation has been doing during the lockdown

- Social media users weighed in on the matter, complaining about how they are struggling to make ends meet

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The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly made things harder for South Africa. Mzansi singer Simphiwe Dana took to social media to share her thoughts on the state of the country.

"South Africa is so anti-poor guys. People are losing houses and cars during a pandemic. Schools want their full fees even though they know we’re not working," said Simphiwe.

Simphiwe lamented the fact that it seemed like the government didn't have a plan for the nation's sorrows. The singer said that it was heartbreaking that it seems like there are no solutions.

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Covid-19 has not only affected South Africans in terms of health but also financially. A number of people lost their jobs and businesses had to close down due to a lack of income.

Simphiwe Dana says South Africa is anti poor, touched about pandemic

Simphiwe Dana is frustrated with the state of South Africa during the pandemic and says that the country is anti-poor. Image: Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images
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Mzansi social media users weighed in on the matter under Simphiwe's comments section:

@tzwide1 commented:

"Yet our president writes a newsletter saying relief has been effective and it's now time to move away from it. That people are hardly relieved is a minor detail worth ignoring."

@pcnkuna said:

"Downgrade and regroup, it may sound mean but such is life. Gather yourself for a better you."

@ayanda_given commented:

"Not to mention that we paid the whole amount for university residences that we hardly occupied last year."

@TembsyMajija said:

"This conversation just hurts me to the core and honestly I'm tired tired of this government."

Briefly.co.za previously reported that Simphiwe Dana insists that the government is acting like dictators. Simphiwe Dana has been saying a lot of what's on her mind lately and this time the singer spoke about what she thinks about the South African government.

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Simphiwe expressed that she was worried about the government's authoritarian ways. After President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation recently and Simphiwe took to Twitter to share her thoughts.

“I’m getting increasingly concerned with the authoritarian tone our leaders are taking with us. And the authoritarian ways they’re adopting. These are the early signs of a dictatorship," said Simphiwe.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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