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Why Sis? Miss SA Glove Drama Sparks Racism Debate

Miss SA has found herself in hot water over pictures of her serving food in gloves at the Ikageng Community Centre

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Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters definitely did not expect to be dragged to hell when she posted pictures of herself wearing gloves while serving food to children at the Ikageng Community Centre.

While she has since published a video in which she explains the gloves as being used purely for hygiene purposes, some have questioned whether her actions were informed by a racial attitude.

Others feel that the gloves were unnecessary, and therefore the point of wearing them seriously suspect. Others think the whole thing is being blow out of proportion. What’s your take?


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Nestlé Announces Donations Towards COVID-19 Relief Efforts

It’s about standing together.

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Bruno Olierhoek, Chairman and Managing Director of Nestlé, East and Southern Africa Region.

Various businesses and brands are reaching to their pocket for some much needed help in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the devastation it has caused to the livelihoods of the most vulnerable families and communities.

While QuenchSA has been keeping you up to date with the latest Lockdown Entertainment to keep you smiling during the countrywide quarantine, there’s no doubt that more needs to be done to step in.

To do their part, Nestlé will be making donations to various organisations to assist with relief. The food company has announced donations of R5 million to South Africa’s Solidarity Fund, as well as 1 million Mauritian Rupee to Mauritius’ Solidary Fund.

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There will also be over R10 million donated to the International Federation of Red Cross Societies in South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania on COVID-19 relief interventions at country level. An additional half a million Rands to National Disaster Funds in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

“People are at the heart of our Nestlé business. We are working hard to keep our employees, customers and the communities where we operate safe,” stated Bruno Olierhoek, Chairman and Managing Director of Nestlé, East and Southern Africa Region today, as he announced the company’s contribution to various Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts across the region.

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He emphasised that the contributions are part of Nestlé’s purpose, which is to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

“At Nestlé, we believe that business results and positive societal impact should be mutually reinforcing. To achieve this, we need to create value for our employees, our customers and for society. We are also driven to positively contribute to the communities where we live and work. Therefore, being involved in community-development projects is just one of the many ways we make an impact.”

“We further recognise that dealing with the current challenge pandemic cannot be apportioned to Governments alone but that, as a business, we have a responsibility. This is a societal challenge that requires a societal response,” added Olierhoek.

In the coming weeks, the company is expected to make further COVID-19 relief announcements around community-initiatives, frontline workers support as part of its ongoing response.

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Lootlove and Reason Have Broken Up

One of Southy’s fave couples go their separate ways

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One of South Africa’s most loved celebrity couples is no more. Lootlove on Saturday confirmed that she has split from her long term boyfriend Reason.

Taking to Instagram to make the shocking announcement, the media personality explained in a lengthy note that she had to spill the tea after being contacted by a Sunday news tabloid on the matter.

“To be honest I would’ve preferred to not say anything”, she wrote, adding that she’d been left with no choice but to get ahead of what would have been splashed on the front pages on Sunday.

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“Sizwe (Reason’s real name) and I have separated”, she revealed, sparking a wave of disbelief all over the internet. She added”…however, we continue to partner gracefully in raising our beautiful kids.”

Real name Luthando Shosha, the stylish TV and Radio presenter went on to add that the split was amicable as she and Reason remain friends who will continue to co-parent their twins, who are known to fans as Hip and Hop.

“I think anyone going through something this complex and painful, would understand why I wouldn’t want anyone to have a front-row seat to my grieving & healing but with that being said: It is important to mention that Sizwe and I remain friends & and really want to focus on raising our happy, health and loved up baby girls.”

 

 

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It’s unclear what caused the split between the two. Reason is yet to comment.

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Trevor Noah Gives Teachers Laptops on Social Media

Trevor Noah gave teachers 50 laptops to continue lessons with students digitally during the lockdown.

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We truly don’t deserve Trevor Noah!

The Daily Show host has a heart of gold and it was on full display back in February when he gave away tablets to five lucky teachers on his birthday. Even miles away, Trevor still has a soft spot for Sauta! Fast-forward to April, amid the Coronavirus pandemic, he’s now giving away 50 laptops.

Like most parts of the world, COVID-19 has forced governments to institute lockdown precautions in an attempt to prevent further spread of the virus. Trevor’s philanthropic efforts are aimed at addressing the shortage of tools that teachers need to hold their lessons with their students.

The comedian is also adjusting to a new reality in the states. Trevor has been recording his show digitally from his New York apartment for a while now dubbed the Daily Social Distancing Show. With these new gadgets, perhaps Mzansi can finally put to rest their suspicions of Trevor.

Earlier this month, Trevor received death threats after an interview with billionaire Bill Gates was misconstrued by News24. The media outlet concluded that Gates had endorsed the testing of Coronavirus vaccine in Africa. They later issued out an apology, retracting their statement altogether.

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