Remember South Africa, #denyeverything


After ex-Fifa official Chuck Blazer admitted that Fifa had accepted bribes from South Africa to host the 2010 soccer World Cup, minister of sports and recreation Fikile Mbalula emphatically denied that any bribery had ever occurred. The internet, of course, immediately reacted. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up Twitter’s finest hour this week: #DenyEverything.

People referenced other infamous South African events…

And suggested we pass the blame.

This tweep delivered some hard truth…

And some suggested drawing on other African events as an excuse

The winner, though…

Mbaks, in London to attend the launch of South Africa’s bid for the 2023 rugby World Cup, cheekily tweeted on Thursday ahead of his meeting:

And the responses flowed in. Our faves?

And the most difficult thing for Minister of Selfies…

– Featured image: Via Wikimedia Commons.


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