The past few days have seen some horrendous comments and statements. Some key figures in the continent have voiced out their views on the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Xenophobia South Africa is on the rise.
The Absa South Africa under Absa Group Limited, formerly Barclays Africa Group Limited, and originally Amalgamated Banks of South Africa, is an African based financial services group, offering personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Absa South Africa harmlessly took to twitter to make an announcement on their upcoming project. But this was met with comments by twitter users.
Like ❤️ this Tweet to opt-in and we’ll send you reminders to stay updated. Absa is Partner to WEF on Africa. From 4-6 September we will be sharing daily content. pic.twitter.com/wyatodlZ2u
— Absa South Africa (@AbsaSouthAfrica) September 3, 2019
Some of these comments are harsh. readers discretion is advised.
Preach to your country men about the attack , get off our page
— Zainab (@Zae_signature) September 3, 2019
Stop your people from killing our brothers from Nigeria … A message from kenya
— FRANKY_BLESSED🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪 (@scoperomain) September 4, 2019
To hell bloody #xenophobic SouthAfrica
— hassan abdirahman (@hassanabdirahm8) September 3, 2019
Fighting on social media brothers wont change anything lets all educate South African brothers that the enemy here is a white man not a black man because Africa is for Africans this is not Europe
— eddy (@ed_pfee) September 3, 2019
ABSA is busy trying to market themselves in Africa while their countrymen are busy breaking xenophobic records, whaarrristhis, Mandela is hurting wherever he is (rip)
— SPECTRE (@eddymasese) September 3, 2019
Say no to xenophobia…… While your country men are killing fellow blacks the tend to forget they live and work amongst them. And one day the chickens might come back to roost
— Bbaale Brian (@Archie_256) September 3, 2019
Twitter has been the main medium for key personalities to express their views on the Xenophobic situation.
We say #SayNoToXenophobia. Let’s keep the peace in Africa and live as one people. Let us unite and make worth the blood our forefathers shared worth it.