3 March 2018

Kenyans Shame Tanzanians for Attempting to 'Steal' Lupita

Photo: Edwin ℳasobeji/Twitter
Edwin ℳasobeji tweeted "We are proud of you always putting us as Tanzania globally recognized."

A Tanzanian user has faced the wrath of Kenyans on Twitter after trying to steal Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o from Kenya.

The tweep, Edwin Masobeji using his handle @madeinmwanza, penned an emotional tweet on how proud Tanzania was to be associated with the Black Panther actress.

The tweet quickly went viral as Kenyans on Twitter offered to donate other celebrities to Tanzania.

Tanzanians on their part defended Masobeji claiming that next they would lay claim to footballer Victor Wanyama.

We are proud of you always putting us as Tanzania globally recognized. pic.twitter.com/NvmOs1FF2k

-- Edwin ℳasobeji (@madeinmwanza) February 24, 2018

For the first time kuona tweet from Tanzania.. Most of you mko Facebook. 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/rGxhsU1lys

-- Donvan Al Fayeed 🇰🇪 (@DonvanAlFayeed) February 24, 2018

This is the first English tweet from Tanzania that does not mention Diamond or his girlfriends. The tweet is grammatically correct, false but good for the entire country. Translation: Watanzania tunawaenzi sana, Platnumz ndio simba dunia nzima. Tumkaribisha Chibu ampose Lupita

-- Lucky Munene (@CorporateThugKE) February 25, 2018

Tanzanians waiting for that Lupita dream to come true. Translation: Serikali ya Tanzania yawajali mbwa koko mitaani pic.twitter.com/YSEyLp3Ktg

-- Sam Kulecho (@itsamkul) February 24, 2018

This is how we as Kenyans are waiting for you.. pic.twitter.com/fACR4qgcvm

-- Vionna (@Kurlycheeks) February 24, 2018

No, we didn't deport her bro. She is still kenyan. You can go for a stateless Miguna Miguna

-- Allan (@MostEmpire) February 27, 2018

lupita is from kenya, wanyama ,sauti sol barack obama who do you want?

-- #Delagate001 (@delaNumber1_fun) February 25, 2018

Mlishindwa na @ZariTheBosslady sembuse @Lupita_Nyongo

-- 7th Chorus (@7th_chorus) February 24, 2018

Kwa upole nakuomba mchukueni Jimmy Gait. Mnaeza mkatupa Ray C vileo si shida huku.

-- Jasiri (@Jasiri_TEA) February 24, 2018


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