- Gareth Cliff has slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa following his Covid-19 nation address on Sunday
- The controversial radio presenter has expressed that Ramaphosa has no right to decide what South Africans could do or where they could go amid the lockdown
- Gareth said Ramaphosa cannot decide for "free people in a free country" whether they can visit their families or not
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Veteran radio personality Gareth Cliff has slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa following his nation address on Sunday.
The controversial radio presenter has expressed that Ramaphosa has no right to decide what South Africans could do or where they could go amid the lockdown.
Under Level 3 lockdown, according to the latest gazette, visiting family and social gatherings are still not permitted in the country as the battle to curb the coronavirus outbreak continues.
According to TimesLIVE, Gareth said on his CliffCentral show this week:
"He sits with his national coronavirus command council and they go, 'Ah, I think we need to ban alcohol', and they decide among themselves and that's it and your right to do what you want is gone."
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Gareth said Ramaphosa cannot decide for "free people in a free country" whether they can visit their families or not.
"He then says there is a curfew and you can't visit your family. You do not get to decide for free people in a free country whether they can see their mother or father, brother or sister or their children, you don't get to do that.
"And any government that tries to do that, even if they say it's for health reasons, it's a tyrannical state that is trying to control your behaviour."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Nasty C will not be dropping new music anytime soon due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The rapper reportedly cited the unusual way he has to promote his music as one of the reasons he has decided not to release music anytime soon. The 'Zulu Man With Some Power' said he "hates" doing interviews over the phone on platforms such as Instagram Live and Zoom.
The star's fans, who are eagerly waiting for him to release his much-anticipated album titled Zulu Man With Some Power, will have to wait a little longer. The rapper, however, made it clear that he'll continue making more music amid the pandemic, but without releasing it.
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