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Twitter angry with Riky Rick and his team for using Uyinene’s picture

Uyinene Mrwetyana

Uyinene Mrwetyana‘s death was a hard pill to swallow for many South Africans Not only was it a sad reminder that gender-based violence is prevalent but it also is a sad and scary reminder that women in Mzansi live in fear on a daily basis of something terrible happening to them.

Riky Rick

Even Meghan Markle was touched by Uyinene’s story that she wrote a special tribute for the slain Cape Town student. But despite the fact that Uyinene has been laid to rest and her killer being charged with her murder, tweeps are bringing her name up again.


This time Black Twitter is directing their anger at international charity Global Citizen and SA hip hop star Riky Rick who are using an old picture of Uyinene as promotional material for the upcoming ‘Rage In The City’ concert in Jozi. The picture features the rapper dancing alongside Uyinene on stage at a previous concert. The Rage In The City concert is set to take place in Jozi on 29 November.


In other news – DA to elect new parliamentary leader next week as Annelie Lotriet acts in interim

This comes after Steenhuisen said his term as party chief whip ended with Maimane’s resignation.

Annelie Lotriet

The DA’s parliamentary caucus will hold an election next week to choose its new parliamentary leader after Mmusi Maimane resigned on Thursday, said DA caucus chairperson and acting parliamentary leader Annelie Lotriet. Read more

Source: Zalebs