Nigerian Ace singer Tiwa Savage has cancelled her performance in south Africa over the recent of xenophobic killings in the country. She announced this on twitter calling the acts of killings “a barbaric one”.

The Dstv delicious concert which was scheduled to hold 21st September 2019 has been greatly affected by the attacks.


The singer tweeted ” I refuse to watch the barbaric butchery 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.”

5 people have been reportedly killed in the attacks either by arson or physical violence. Several south African owned franchise have been looted and destroyed in Nigeria.

There is no record of any other foreign national who has been attacked in South Africa.