Simphiwe Dana to the crown of her disputes and complaints to President Ramaphosa

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Simphiwe Dana to the crown of her disputes and complaints to President Ramaphosa

Award-winning musician Simphiwe Dana has taken aim at President Cyril Ramaphosa for what she labeled “ignoring” artists and their cries for help during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Simphiwe, who is not afraid to express her thoughts and often takes to social media to share how she feels politics in South Africa and the state of the nation, said she was unimpressed with the president’s supposed disinterest in the arts. I’m also quite unimpressed with how our president has ignored the arts during this pandemic.

“But he will be ‘shocked’ when things completely fall apart in this sector,” wrote Simphiwe.
The “Uzokhala” hitmaker also went on to note the similarities between the art and political fields, emphasising that working in these fields means having more than just a job.

She voiced her concern that soon “men with big guns” may show up at our door if we disagree with our leaders.

“I worry that soon we won’t be able to disagree with our leadership without men with big guns showing up on our doorsteps and our own people cheering them on. I hope to God I’m wrong. This pandemic is exposing a lot of ish.

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