African Presidents have been spotted in a bus being conveyed to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Photos of the Presidents and the bus have raised a huge concern on social media, as some persons tagged it racism, while others revisited the colonisation story.
Social media users exuded anger as US president Joe Biden and other leaders like France’s Emmanuel Macron and Canada’s Justin Trudeau were reportedly conveyed in luxurious bulletproof cars with security.
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The segregation between these Presidents has encapsulated mixed feelings on social media.
South African outspoken critic, Ntsiki Mazwai said, “One day can we talk about the day African leaders embarrassed us and went to an event they were not really welcome at and arrived in City to City busses.”
“African Presidents” trends on social media as people poured out their thoughts about the event.
Check out the reactions below:
African Presidents vs European/ Western presidents. Racism is still ripe among whites. Emmanuel Macron Isaac Ruto. pic.twitter.com/VY86JLl2xw
— HUStler. (@patrick_kn) September 19, 2022
Queen’s Funeral: President Biden Arrives Buckingham Palace in His Presidential Armoured Convoy While slave master’s house keepers African Presidents Were Blocked and Conveyed in a Bus 🙆🏽♂️🙆🏽♂️🙆🏽♂️🤣🤣🤣🤔.
Africa wake up. @_AfricanUnion #Africa pic.twitter.com/1JdKd3ctQV
— Isaiah Uba Official (@MaziUbaOfficial) September 19, 2022
It is crazy how African leaders are loaded in one bus.
The Beast”was flown to London for US President Joe Biden while African Presidents are driven by bus by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.Their had to even find a driver among themselves. African leaders have reduced their self 0% pic.twitter.com/18NFeYLmio
— Tocos4 (@Tocos4) September 19, 2022
All African Presidents Lining Up For Lunch In England 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/yhCqeu6Ldv
— Erowm🐦 (@JMvndre) September 19, 2022
African presidents when around us vs African presidents when they visit colonizers pic.twitter.com/fHJEfJIQ8m
— #ProtectUju #AbolishTheMonarchy (@catherine_amayi) September 19, 2022
African Presidents who want to go mourn the great Queen of Britain have been told to fly commercial planes. No private jets. And will use buses upon landing. Only G7 leaders will use private jets and cars will pick them up. Those who were colonized been told to know their place.
— Juma G 🇰🇪 (@jumaf3) September 15, 2022
Kenya’s President William Ruto, Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu and other African leaders rode in a bus to attend Queen Elizabeth II’s state reception in the UK.
USA’s President Joe Biden was allowed to ride in his bulletproof limousine. pic.twitter.com/fgdk6VyIR2
— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) September 19, 2022
African presidents trying to buy some chicken as they make the trip to Buckingham Palace.😂 pic.twitter.com/rRZs2NK7zZ
— Munezero Ronie (@munezero_ronie) September 19, 2022