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Xenophobic Attacks: Tiwa Savage, Super Eagles, the Zambian national team all take massive stands against South Africa

Xenophobic Attacks: Tiwa Savage, Super Eagles, the Zambian national team all take massive stands against South Africa


Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, on Wednesday, said that she would no longer be performing at a festival scheduled to hold in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month.

She tweeted, “I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA. This is SICK. For this reason, I will NOT be performing at the upcoming DSTV delicious Festival in Johannesburg on the 21st of September. My prayers are with all the victims and families affected by this."

This came just hours after Nigerian Afro-Pop star and BET best international act, Burna boy came out openly to declare he won't be setting foot on South African soil until the South African government find solution to the situations of Nigerians over there.

There have also been stand against the xenophobic act in the footballing world, as Nigerian players have also taken to the social media to condemn the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and citizens of other countries living in South Africa.

Apart from the Super Eagles players who expressed their displeasure, the Football Association of Zambia has reportedly cancelled the international friendly match between its national team and South Africa on Saturday.

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