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Twitter hits out at AKA over #RememberKhwezi comments

Four young women held a silent protest during President Zuma’s address at the IEC results centre.

AKA. Picture: Twitter @akaworldwide

CAPE TOWN - Rapper AKA has found himself at the centre of a twitterstorm after posting tweets relating to a silent anti-rape protest.

On Saturday, four young women held placards in front of a stage during President Jacob Zuma's address at the Independent Electoral Commission's (IEC) results centre. A woman, known as Khwezi, accused the president of rape in 2005. But a year later, the president was cleared of raping the woman.

The protesters were forcibly removed from the centre by the president's bodyguards last night.

WATCH: Anti-rape protesters removed from IEC briefing

The rapper posted his views following their removal:











As a result, several South Africans have vowed to unfollow him under the hashtag #AKAIsOverParty while others have poked fun at the hashtag:

















But AKA has defended his comments, saying he has the right to express his views.