South African anti-drink driving campaign draws flak for faking celebrity’s car crash, Africa News & Top Stories

A young woman films a live Instagram video of herself in a car excitedly talking to viewers. Suddenly, there is a loud screech and a crash, as the phone flies from her grip to show a smashed windscreen.

Seeing this video on any ordinary person’s Instagram feed would be enough to shock most people, but when the person filming the video was South African rapper Nomuzi Mabena, social media erupted.

Mabena first posted several photos on her social media pages on Thursday (Jan 10) implying that she had been drinking and driving. Shortly after, she posted a live video of herself in a car on Instagram, appealing for aspiring artists to sign with her label.

“So if you know any singers, dancers, rappers, DJs, DJs who can sing, dance, and rap-” she says, before being cut off by what appeared to be a…

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