Lumka Oliphant says sponsored journalism is the norm
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has come under fire following a hefty payment from her department to the SABC for a talk show appearance.
Payments are made through various channels including merchants, points of sale, banks, ATMs and Sassa pay points.
Our politicians are decidedly selective about their radical moments, as Lumka Oliphant has revealed.
Here are five highlights of the career as one of government’s most notorious spokespersons.
Lumka Oliphant refused to speak English on Talk Radio 702, but spoke English on SABC Morning Live just minutes earlier.
Adamant that her department is doing all it should, Social Development Bathabile Dlamini accused media on Sunday of "perpetrating the social grants crisis".
Lumka Oliphant's Insistence On Speaking Mother Tongue Was Nothing More Than A Tool For Political Arrogance
This was a cheap shot and we all know it.