Mzansi hilariously reacts to Minister Blade Nzimande's media briefing

Mzansi hilariously reacts to Minister Blade Nzimande's media briefing

- Minister Blade Nzimande held a media briefing regarding his sector's response to Level 2 lockdown

- South Africans were glued to their screens and took a section of his briefing and brought out the memes

- Mzansi tweeps talked about the return of first-year students in hilarious tweets featuring GIFs and memes

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Earlier today, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande held a media briefing on the sector's response to lockdown Level 2. In his briefing, the minister mentioned that first-year students would be allowed to return to university.

The minister also spoke about institutions starting a staggered return from 1 September with only 66% allowed back. However, Saffa tweeps focused mostly on the return of first-year students.

In many hilarious tweets tagged #BladeNzimande, South Africans responded to the minister's announcement.

Blade Nzimande

Minister Blade Nzimande briefed the media today on the return to institutions. Source: @DrBladeNzimande / Twitter
Source: Twitter

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Briefly.co.za took a look at what Mzansi tweeps had to say about the return of first-year students:

@fails_all tweeted:

"#BladeNzimande. Now that I can go back, I don't want to go back."

@RKholophe wrote:

"Final years #BladeNzimande said the first years are coming back to campus but said nothing about visiting hours..."

@EricanSA added:

"Lol, imagine if you have lied to your parents that you are in second or third year; and now you do not know how to tell them you must go back to school. #BladeNzimande"

In other news about South African ministers, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni getting absolutely roasted by Nandos SA. Mboweni treated himself to a garlic-stuffed roast chicken and he shared photos of the process and end product on Twitter.

The posts gathered a couple of thousand likes and a hilarious comment from a fast-food chain restaurant. Nando's is known for its witty and savage comments on social media and the admin behind the page decided to take a hilarious swipe at Mboweni.

Picking up on some of the comments on the minister's original post, Nando's wrote:

"South Africa presents: The Roast of Tito."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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