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Say No To Xenophobia: Tiwa Savage Cancels Event In South Africa

Tiwa Savage has decided to cancel her performance at an event in South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. Tiwa Savage has announced that she won’t be taking part in a music festival that DSTV organised.


The event was to take place in South Africa this month. But amid xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country, Tiwa Savage has decided to pull out. The music star made this known via her Twitter page on Wednesday, 4th September 2019.



Tiwa Savage expressed her displeasure over the gruesome attacks on Nigerians. She then revealed that she won’t be performing at the DSTV Delicious Festival in Johannesburg.


She, of course, received backlash from South Africans questioning her relevance; to which she responded:


Besides Tiwa Savage, other artists like Burna Boy have expressed their unwillingness to set foot in South Africa.



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Tokoni Akosubo

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