SA rapper AKA has come out in support of the country’s students as they protest at some institutions of higher learning over various grievances.

On his Twitter account, AKA – whose real name is Kiernan Forbes, says he has been monitoring the situation at Wits University and has called on the public and celebrities to unite behind students.

He also announced that he has donated R100 000 to the SRC Humanitarian fund.

The rapper has urged people to join him at the Knockando Residence Hall of Wits from 1pm on Monday when he will hand out meals to students.