Tiwa Savage pulls out of South African show over xenophobic attacks


Tiwa Savage has pulled out of a DSTV festival that she was billed to perform in South Africa, citing the outbreak of xenophobic attacks in the southern African nation.

In a twitter post on Wednesday, September 4, Tiwa Savage stated she will not perform at the DSTV Delicious Festival in Johannesburg following recent violent attacks in parts of the country which has led to looting of shops and destruction of properties belonging to foreigners.

Describing the condemned the attack, describing it as a barbaric and sickening act, and called on security forces to resolve the issue.

Meanwhile, South African rapper AKA, Nigerian rapper M.I, singer Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, and some other celebrities have also condemned the attacks which have led to the killing of five persons and the arrest of over 180 people.

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