- On Monday, Fikile Mbalula addressed the media about the reopening of the aviation sector
- The minister of transport said the High-Efficiency Particulate Air-Filters (HEPA) can "eat any virus"
- Musician Max Hurrell decided to use Mbaks' mishap and turn it into another hit song
On Monday, Fikile Mbalula held a press conference to explain the reopening of the aviation sector. The Minister of Transport revealed that the aviation sector would operate at 100% capacity thanks to the use of high-efficiency air-filters.
However, during his speech Mbaks used a funny statement to explain how these air filtration systems work.
Mbalula was quoted saying:
"People ask why we are operating at 100% capacity on flights. It’s because planes can absorb disease. Planes are fitted with High-Efficiency Particulate Air-Filters (HEPA). The plane is not a taxi. You fly for, say, two hours and you are compressed. The filter can eat any form of virus, including Covid-19."
Max Hurrell - the man who remixed Dlamini-Zuma's "when people zol" statement - saw another opportunity to release a song.
The muso promised Mzansi another parly remix in July and he delivered.
Take a look at the clip below:
In just a couple of hours, the video received over 1 000 views and South Africans gave their two cents' worth on the remix.
Anita Thomas, who goes by the Twitter handle @AnitaThomas321, commented:
"No guys we in trouble, our ministers."
Meanwhile, in other news, Briefly.co.za reported earlier that President Cyril Ramaphosa will be hosting a family meeting of a different kind on Wednesday evening.
The Presidential Imbizo on Coronavirus will see Ramaphosa engaging with the public. Citizens have been urged to submit any questions they would like to ask the nation's leader via this forum.
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