Weekly wrap: Nandos roasts Mboweni, Mampintsha flexes R170k Dior kicks

Weekly wrap: Nandos roasts Mboweni, Mampintsha flexes R170k Dior kicks

This week Tito Mboweni's latest recipe went so viral even Nandos gave roasting a try. Briefly.co.za explores the hottest Mzansi stories.

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni treated social media to a new instalment of his cooking series and even Nandos had a jab at the situation.

Mampintsha showed off a pricey pair of sneakers and SA wasn't convinced the kicks were original.

Briefly.co.za explores the hottest SA stories from the past week below:


Even Nandos took aim at Mboweni's dish. Image: GCIS/ Flickr
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1. Tito Mboweni shows off his chicken dish, gets roasted by Nando's

Tito Mboweni loves to cook and he has proved it over and over again online. The Minister of Finance often takes to his social media account to share photos and recipes of the dishes he prepares for himself.

Most recently, Mboweni treated himself to a garlic-stuffed roast chicken and he shared photos of the process and end product on Twitter.

In one of the posts, the minister wrote:

"A very simple meal today. Lots of garlic as usual! Roasting the chicken. Not complicated."

Mboweni then shared a snap of the chicken after it had been roasted for 45 minutes. He wrote:

"Just about done. It looks good."

The post 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."

2. Mampintsha shows off Jordan Dior sneakers worth over R170 000

Things are clearly going well for gqom artist Mampintsha. The muso recently took to social media to share a picture of his latest addition: limited-edition Air Jordan 1 High OG Dior sneakers worth over R170 000.

Ever since Black Coffee rocked a version of the sneakers, many have bee talking about them. Mampintsha is the latest to share that he too is an owner of the luxurious shoes.

The sneaker is the result of a collaborative effort between Jordan and Paris fashion house Dior. The price of the sneaker ranges from R170 000 to about R350 000.

Social media users went berserk when they realised that Mampintsha may have dropped that much money. Others were even doubting if the shoes were authentic.

Instagram user a.p_shooter said:

"Wadlala ngathi kodwa?? Ay (Your're messing with us though?)"

3. Mom and daughter dance together in video, SA confused: "Who is who?"

There is nothing as beautiful as the relationship between mother and child. One young lady, who was only identified by her Twitter handle @Phennymabala, shared a sweet video of herself dancing with her mom.

On Monday, @Phennymabala posted the clip on her Twitter page and captioned it:

"So my mom and I decided to hop onto JunkPark vibezzz."

The video gathered over half a million views and although South Africans were left impressed by their dance moves, they were confused as well.

Social media users found it nearly impossible to distinguish between the two women.

They had no idea who was the mom and who was the daughter. Twitter user, @RK_Mayekisa, commented:

"Who is the mother???"

Another tweep, @sshanron, wrote:

"Is she taking vid?"

4. Mr Handsome is roasting people online and South Africans can't deal

Haibo, Mr Handsome should consider adding the word "savage to his name. On Wednesday, the social media user caused a frenzy online with when he roasted literally everyone who got in his way.

The tweep decided to shade Boity and Mihlali online, questioning their intelligence.

He wrote: "If one can ask Mihlali or Boity what they think about South Africa's loan from the World Bank, we won't get answers."

He also responded to Boity calling men on Twitter annoying, as well as her response to haters on Mihlali's post.

Responding to the SA celeb's post, Mr Handsome wrote:

"Agg shame.... I feel sorry for all the men who did nothing but are receiving your insults because your ego was bruised by a simple tweet. No one cares about your sexuality or what what, you just saying that to get reaction from fake feminists. The story is about 'World bank loan'."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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