Kenya singer and songwriter blasts bloggers who have consistently referred to her husband as ”Mzungu”
Nyota Ndogo is a musician from Kenya who performs taarab influenced pop music. Doing very well in her career, one thing that as however been a major concern to her is how she and her husband are being perceived.
The Mombasa based singer who got married to a Danish man; Henning Nielsen. They have been married for almost four years now. In May 2016 she got married to the man of her dreams at the coast.
Ever since she got married, Nyota has since been faced with criticisms and backlash. People claim she got married to the Danish man because of money, pointing to the fact that the man is too old for her.
Nyota Ndogo whose real name is Mwanaisha Abdalla seems to have had enough as she came out to address the issue of bloggers referring to her husband in a certain well and this, made her uncomfortable.
The watu Na Viatu singer took to her Instagram to complain about the inappropriate term used to describe her husband, and that anytime she reads a post or an article with the term ”Mzungu”, the post usually screamed discrimination, and she feels her husband is being discriminated against by bloggers.
The singer urged writers and bloggers to stop using that term on her husband. The stern warning was in a post she shared on Instagram, she said;
”Tafadhalini mabloger mnapokua mbataka kuniandika Mimi na mume wangu plzz andikeni nyota na mume wake na sio mzungu wake”.
She likened her situation to Africans who say they feel bad when they are being faced with racism, but they are doing the exact same thing. She argued that Africans do not feel so good when they are referred to by their skin colour because they automatically feel it is tantamount to racism, yet, they feel it is fair to refer to someone that is Caucasian by the colour of their skin.
”lla sisi waafrica uwa tunaona tunaonewa tunapokua kwa nchi za watu kisha uitwe hey african unaskia nikama unabguliwa but nyinyi sijui mzungu kumuita ni sawa” she added.
”Mzungu” is a word that originates from Swahili, which means a white person. However, this word has made the Kenyan singer displeased, and she will want bloggers to take to corrections.
She recently spoke to Radio Jambo, and it was there Nyota Ndogo revealed that she was finding it to difficult to take in with her husband; Nielsen. She also disclosed that she is ready to have children and expand her family by she has been struggling to have children. She also revealed that she loves kids, and cannot wait to have her own with her husband
Nyota dogo has two adorable children, a boy and a girl from her ex-husband, but she is yearning to have kids with her husband. The ”Nibebe” hit maker said she had visited several doctors and several hospitals, but still, she and her husband are yet to conceive.
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