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AKA and Nadia Nakai. Image via Instagram @akaworldwide/nadianakai

‘It still feels like yesterday’: Nadia Nakai on trying not to ‘give up’

‘Working everyday to not give up. I know if I did, I wouldn’t end up in the same place he is,’ wrote a heartbroken Nadia.

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AKA and Nadia Nakai. Image via Instagram @akaworldwide/nadianakai

South African musician Nadia Nakai is still struggling to come to terms with the death of her boyfriend Kiernan Forbes. The rapper who went by the stage name AKA was shot and killed outside Wish On Florida restaurant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year.

While Nadia has headed back to work and is making more public appearances, it appears she is still facing an immense emotional battle which she frequently opens up about on social media.

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Nadia Nakai opens up in emotional post

In the year 2022, Nadia Nakai and AKA quickly became one of the country’s most famous and most favourite couples.

The pair’s relationship was initially frowned upon as it came so quickly after the death of AKA’s fiancé Anele Tembe.

After a while they won many hearts as they made things social media official and started flooding our timelines with their selfies and dinner dates.

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Nadia Nakai and AKA. Image via Twitter @thembaengcobo1

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Things took a tragic turn for the worse when the 35-year-old was shot shortly after enjoying a meal and some drinks with his friends before a performance at Yugo Nightclub.

Nadia has been left picking up the pieces and it appears she is struggling to do so.

“I can’t put what I’m going through in words. It’s life altering. Working everyday to not give up. I know if I did, I wouldn’t end up in the same place he is, I’ve got2keep going. It’s only been 3 months. Still feels like yesterday. Although I am having more good days, than bad,” she wrote in a Twitter post early this morning.

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Mzansi offers words of encouragement

Many people headed to the comment section to share kind words with the rapper. A lot of them tried to remind her that eventually it won’t hurt so badly.

@Ngwanola wrote:

“Keep on holding on. Do not give up. It will get better ❤️‍🩹. May the good Lord strengthen you.”

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