South Africa: celebrities, Politicians respond to xenophobic attacks

South Africans and African are using social media to pass onto their response over the attacks that have been carried out. There fore, by looting and violence in the major cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

The xenophobic attacks in South Africa have created a response from politicians, celebrities and ordinary citizens all over the world.

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria president

However, ‘‘I am sending a special message to President Ramaphosa to share our deep concern about the security of Nigerian lives and property in South Africa. In other words, ensure that the South African Government is doing everything within its power in this regard.’‘

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Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa president

Above all, ‘‘I condemn the violence that has been spreading around a number of our provinces in the strongest terms.’‘

For instance, ‘‘There can be no justification for any South African to attack people from other countries.’‘

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South Africa president

Moussa Faki Mahamat, Africa Union Commission chief

‘’ I call upon AUC’s continued commitment to support the South African govt in addressing the root causes that led to these acts, in order to promote peace and stability.’‘

AKA, South African rapper

Therefore, ‘‘We can say “AFRICA UNITE” all we want. We need REAL, PRACTICAL solutions to fight Xenophobia.’‘

Davido, Nigerian musician

Similarly, ‘‘If our country is not good, therefore we go find in south ???’‘

Burna Boy, Nigerian musician

‘‘And to my Brothers and sisters I am not encouraging any Violence or anything but please PLEASE Protect and Defend yourselves at all times. Therefore, it may not seem like it but there’s always a way.’‘

Julius Malema, South African opposition politician

‘‘Our anger is directed at wrong people. Like all of us. Above all, our African brothers & sisters are selling their cheap labor for survival.’‘

Bobi Wine, a Ugandan lawmaker

‘‘Xenophobic attacks in South Africa are very sad and disappointing. However, they must be condemned by all people of good conscience.’‘

2Baba, Nigerian musician

Therefore, ‘‘Xenophobia is a result of so many misleading the people. We need proper African education and solving which should be the next main course of action. In other words, after reducing these attacks or else it will happen again. Only SOLUTIONS will solve things in Africa now.’‘

Christian Atsu, Ghanaian footballer

In conclusion, ‘‘Say no to Xenophobia.’‘

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