‘Firepool’: 3 years ago, Minister sweated while explaining Nkandla

‘Firepool’: 3 years ago, Minister sweated while explaining Nkandla

Three years ago on 28 May, a Cabinet Minister treated South Africans to a bizarre spectacle as he invented the hilarious term "firepool."

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South Africans on Twitter showed that they haven't forgotten the moment the then Minister for Public Works, Nkosinathi Nhleko, tried to explain away the Nlandla debacle.

Several tweeps shared images of a sweating Nhleko during a press conference as he justified transforming a swimming pool into a security feature known as a "firepool."

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Nhleko's performance still causes much amusement on social media three years later. Briefly.co.za compiles some reactions below.

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Pictures and videos of the infamous "firepool" are still readily available on Twitter. See some of them below.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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