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Nigerians Blasts AKA For Demanding Apology From Burna Boy

Nigerians and their South African relatives are feuding yet again on Twitter, and this time is not about Xenophobia it is all because of their star, AKA and Burna Boy.


In case you missed it: yesterday a crop of South African artists protested Burna Boy’s inclusion in the upcoming Africa Unite concert set to hold in their country.

Their qualms with that inclusion is because of Burna’s comments during the spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. In a series of tweets, he urged foreigners living in SA to defend and protect themselves against xenophobic attackers. He also threatened AKA during a heated exchange in now deleted tweet.

Which is why local artists have a problem with his inclusion in the concert.

Now, AKA has asked the Nigerian superstar to apologise for his tweets and South Africans on Twitter agree with him. But their Nigerian relatives have rejected this.

See AKA’s tweet:



Ek se … @burnaboy all we want is an apology. We know 🇿🇦 is not perfect. But we took you in as our own before you reached these levels. You say you are an AFRICAN GIANT, prove it.

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See the tweets by South Africans below:

ZUPTA 🔥@Zupta_Chologist

Today we will launch operation 🙄 We will use all of our social media influence to discredit him until he apologizes to our government and South Africans 🔥

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Kim Karin Smith@KimSmit56424565

Burna boy must understand that South Africans don’t play

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And here’s what Nigerians think:

Otunba Smok3y || GB3MIGA@OGCarterMillz

If you ask those South Africans what they want an apology for, they’ll say “Burna Boy insulted S.A”

But did S.A not insult itself by becoming Xenophobic?

If you were Burna Boy, won’t you do the same?

You see this thing they call common sense, It’s scarce

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AJ | Adonai@mrmanhere_

South Africans attacked Nigerians which made Burna boy get mad. He pledged never to go to South Africa bcos of what happened

The South African Govt decides to Apologize by inviting Burnaboy to their event to show unity but one Xenophobic drake feels he’s God and needs an apology

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And here’s what some others think:

Man’s Not Barry Roux @AdvBarryRoux

Nigerians can keep Burna Boy & South Africans will AKA. They are happy with their Burna Boy, We are happy with our AKA & at the end of the day everyone is happy.

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Zweli Mbhele@TheZweli

Black South Africans behave like white racists when it comes to Xenophobia.

Yeah. I said it.

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