Mashaba slated for saying Mokonyane is trying to make kids ‘focus on sex’

The Joburg mayor was reacting to the minister giving out free sanitary pads on the ANC campaign trail.

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba found himself caught in the crossfire of the Twitter backlash to a picture that appeared to show Minister of Environmental Affairs Nomvula giving out free sanitary pads to children far too young to use them.

Mashaba slated for saying Mokonyane is trying to make kids ‘focus on sex’
Mashaba slated for saying Mokonyane is trying to make kids ‘focus on sex’

Mashaba slated for saying Mokonyane is trying to make kids ‘focus on sex’

The Joburg mayor was reacting to the minister giving out free sanitary pads on the ANC campaign trail.

Nomvula Mokonyane denies giving Grade R pupils sanitary towels

Nomvula Mokonyane denies giving Grade R pupils sanitary towels

The minister says the sanitary towels are for ‘deserving’ girls.
Mboweni says Malema was ‘MIA’ when he needed him most

Mboweni says Malema was ‘MIA’ when he needed him most

The minister says the EFF leader should have defended him against critics who told him to get his hands dirty.
DA mocked for superhero ad and car giveaway

DA mocked for superhero ad and car giveaway

Registered voters stand a chance of winning a Suzuki Swift on a website for a DA-run campaign.
Mbalula defends Mkhize after he’s accused of mocking voters

Mbalula defends Mkhize after he’s accused of mocking voters

The elections head says it was right for the minister to visit the poor to see how the ruling party can help them.
Racially divided North West classroom causes outrage

Racially divided North West classroom causes outrage

A photo appearing to show a table of happy white children separated from their black classmates is going viral on social media.
Twitter divided over actor Hlomla Dandala’s ‘xenophobia’

Twitter divided over actor Hlomla Dandala’s ‘xenophobia’

His view that areas such as Hillbrow have been ‘lost’ to foreign nationals provoked both outrage and debate.
Mr D Food driver fired after getting caught on video masturbating

Mr D Food driver fired after getting caught on video masturbating

WARNING: Sexual content. The video has angered South Africans, who say the country needs to do more to ensure women’s safety.
Twitter not happy Msimanga and Co look happy in train wreck pic

Twitter not happy Msimanga and Co look happy in train wreck pic

The Tshwane mayor was questioned for uploading an image of what appears to be a lighthearted moment following the tragedy.
Service delivery issues water down ANC 107th celebrations

Service delivery issues water down ANC 107th celebrations

People on Twitter comment on where the attention of the ruling party seems to lie.
Zuma is ‘fit and fresh’, says ‘Mrs Conco Zuma’ on Twitter

Zuma is ‘fit and fresh’, says ‘Mrs Conco Zuma’ on Twitter

The unverified account has warned people to stay away from the Zuma family’s business.
‘Most’ black men who marry white women ‘lack political consciousness’

‘Most’ black men who marry white women ‘lack political consciousness’

Bok captain Siya Kolisi has been highly criticised for his Madiba comments, with many agreeing he needs a lesson on black consciousness.
Media must not cover ‘discredited narcissists’ like Hlaudi and Manyi, says Redi Tlhabi

Media must not cover ‘discredited narcissists’ like Hlaudi and Manyi, says Redi Tlhabi

The journalist was reacting to a tweet from Zelda la Grange questioning whether or not Manyi’s upcoming press conference was warranted.
‘President Ramaphosa’ needs your money on Facebook

‘President Ramaphosa’ needs your money on Facebook

Locals have been receiving messages from what is clearly a scam operation.
Zuma tells Sunday Times ‘you keep lying about my name’

Zuma tells Sunday Times ‘you keep lying about my name’

The former president isn’t impressed about another front-page report about him that appeared yesterday.
Celebrity DJ shares ‘racist video’, but gets accused of making it up

Celebrity DJ shares ‘racist video’, but gets accused of making it up

Junior De Rocka took to Twitter hoping to inspire outrage over an alleged racial incident, but many were unconvinced.
Zwelinzima Vavi denies his tweets about Islamic shop owners are xenophobic

Zwelinzima Vavi denies his tweets about Islamic shop owners are xenophobic

Zackie Achmat and others have suggested the SA Federation of Trade Unions leader is flirting with Islamophobia, but he says that’s not his point.
Angry mob blocks Pretoria streets in Prophet Bushiri protest

Angry mob blocks Pretoria streets in Prophet Bushiri protest

The protesters are demanding to speak to Bushiri and will not let anybody enter the church before this happens.
Mngxitama says ‘one EFF, one bullet’ tweet created to divide black people

Mngxitama says ‘one EFF, one bullet’ tweet created to divide black people

Another tweet claims the BLF was paid R1 million to create racial tensions at Clifton Beach.
Ukhozi FM’s song of the year sparks tribalism debate

Ukhozi FM’s song of the year sparks tribalism debate

While some say South Africa should have ended 2018 doing the idibala challenge, others say ‘kuthi huu’ was their preferred song.
‘Kill All White People’ T-shirt from Clifton beach protest turns out to be misunderstood

‘Kill All White People’ T-shirt from Clifton beach protest turns out to be misunderstood

The full shirt appears to have advocated for the killing of white supremacy, not white people.
Sanral slams hoax danger picture about Durban’s ‘spaghetti junction’ interchange

Sanral slams hoax danger picture about Durban’s ‘spaghetti junction’ interchange

A post claimed a bridge at the exchange was cracking and would be closed.
Adam Habib takes on both sides in the ‘distressingly racist’ Clifton ‘race debate’

Adam Habib takes on both sides in the ‘distressingly racist’ Clifton ‘race debate’

The Wits vice-chancellor says that how people have been engaging with each other smacks of fascism and should be called out as racism.
Trios Naude apologises for using k-word, says he won’t do it again

Trios Naude apologises for using k-word, says he won’t do it again

The Afrikaner, who was reacting to images of protesters slaughtering a sheep in Cape Town, said he was overcome with rage.
UPDATE: Activist’s shirt saying ‘Kill All White People’ was a misrepresentation

UPDATE: Activist’s shirt saying ‘Kill All White People’ was a misrepresentation

It turns out the activist was apparently actually wearing a message against white supremacy.
Afrikaner calls Clifton beach protesters ‘k***ir barbarians’, Malema a ‘real k***ir’

Afrikaner calls Clifton beach protesters ‘k***ir barbarians’, Malema a ‘real k***ir’

Trios Naude yesterday afternoon shared a meme suggesting he believes the EFF leader justifies corruption through blackness.

 

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