Masechaba Ndlovu: Pray For Africa

She's devasted by the current events taking place

By  | Oct 21, 2020, 05:37 PM  | Masechaba Ndlovu  | Top of The

It's been a hectic month for our beloved continent as the events currently taking place are heartbreaking. Television and radio personality, Masechaba Ndlovu took to her social media to specifically address what is happening in the Congo. As you might have noticed, there's been a #CongoIsBleeding hashtag making the rounds on social media. Our brothers and sisters are losing their lives over the country's resources.

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"Here's what's happening in the DRC: Congo is currently going through a silent holocaust." Posted Masechaba. "Millions of people are being killed so the world can benefit from its natural resources. Congo has the world's largest reserve of Coltan. Coltan is a critical resource needed for electronic devices, aerospace and the innovation of technology."

The outspoken radio DJ didn't share graphics are the events but felt she had to say something."Babies are dying, women are being raped and buried alive, innocent people are losing their lives everyday. I chose not to post graphic images but I was compelled to say something."

She encouraged her followers to Google the hashtag so that they are aware of the brutal and inhumane acts taking place in DRC Congo.

"Google the hashtag and use your voice to tell the world what is going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It's not fair. #CongoIsBleeding"
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Here's what's happening in the DRC: Congo is currently going through a silent holocaust. Millions of people are being killed so the world can benefit from its natural resources. Congo has the world's largest reserve of Coltan. Coltan is a critical resource needed for electronic devices, aerospace and the innovation of technology. Babies are dying, women are being raped and buried alive, innocent people are losing their lives everyday. I chose not to post graphic images but I was compelled to say something. Google the hastag and use your voice to tell the world what is going on right now in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The world is silent and it's not fair. #CongoIsBleeding 💔

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