- Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa is lamented on social media for his presence at the funeral of Shona Ferguson
- South Africans are arguing that Mthethwa is only available when it comes to funerals and sharing messages of condolences but the artists are suffering
- Briefly News looks at the social media reactions from many people and many argue that the minister must just step down
Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa is facing backlash from social media users after passing a message of condolences to the family of Shona Ferguson. Mthethwa delivered the speech during the funeral of the late television producer and actor on Wednesday.
Many South Africans are not happy and they decided to air their views, alleging that the Mthethwa is always delivering condolences but not doing enough in his ministry.
The post reads:
“Nathi Mthethwa always at the forefront of condolences/congratulations but never ahead of bettering artist’s lives or improving the arts field.”
“Julius Malema was right ...we only see Nathi Mthethwa in funeral...indeed he is a funeral parlour.”
“Nathi Mthethwa has been a minister for 13 years now. 6 years in the police ministry & a combined 7 years as minister of arts, culture & sport. He has done nothing to improve these ministries, in fact, he destroyed them. Cadre deployment is killing South Africa.”
“There's absolutely no need for Nathi Mthethwa to speak after ausi Connie's message.”
“Nathi Mthethwa should be Minister of Funerals and Condolences. That's the only time you ever see him #ConnieFerguson.”
“I changed the channel when I saw Nathi Mthethwa.”
“And Nathi Mthethwa is been missing in action all long only to come out now.”
Connie Ferguson's final words to hubby Shona Ferguson: "My heart is bleeding"
In a similar article, Briefly News reported that Connie Ferguson has shared that she is hurting following the passing of her hubby, Shona Ferguson. The Queen actress gave a moving tribute at the funeral of the popular actor and film producer.
The heartbroken media personality told mourners that she and their children were not ready for Uncle Sho to pass away. Connie expressed that her man fought even on the hospital bed.
"I'm hurting right now, my heart is bleeding. I wasn't ready for you to go, the girls were not ready for you to go. Then you became sick."
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