- A hashtag was born after a Gauteng woman was said to have given birth to 10 babies last week at a South African hospital
- #NationalBabyShower trended as many people pledged to gift the lucky couple with much-needed gifts for the ten bundles of joy
- There are, however, emerging controversies and confusion over the whereabouts of the babies, with the SA government saying they could not verify the report
South Africans have joined hands on social media to help the couple who reportedly welcomed an amazing ten bundles of joy into their family in one day, though emerging reports are claiming the newborns could not be located in what is creating confusion.
All-day long today, #NationalBabyShower has been trending as various kind of South Africans pledged to buy baby goodies and other stuff for the "seven boys and three girls."
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Using the now-viral hashtag, many South Africans have promised to buy nappies, milk and all the other things little babies and their parents need to have a comfy stay on the outside of the womb.
"National Baby Shower is being organised for the 10 babies from that Tembisa couple (Mmarena le Mokgalabje). I hope Baby City doesn't hijack the concept & shut everybody out like KFC did with that national wedding.#NationalBabyShower"
"#NationalBabyShower when are we presenting gifts?We are here for the baby shower cake"
"Guys come on, who agrees R10 for 10 babies. Like this tweet if you like the idea. So that the family don't suffer financially"
Mediclinic says the children were not born at their hospital
Meanwhile, amid controversy generated by the #Tembisa10, Mediclinic in Pretoria has since come forward to say that the hospital has no records of Gosiame Sithole (the mom of the decuplets) or the little ones at any of their hospital branches.
The confusion about which facility she gave birth at came after the woman told the children's father Teboho Tsotsetsi that she had given birth at the Pretoria Mediclinic and was then transferred to Steve Biko Hospital.
Full investigation still ongoing, says Journalist Piet Rampedi
Piet Rampedi, a South African journalist who first broke the news of the newborn, has broken silence amid controversies trailing the whereabouts of the children.
There have been many claims coming up on social media which seek to tackle the validity of Rampedi's breaking story.
Defending himself, Rampedi said there is an ongoing "sensitive probe into #Tembisa10 story."
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Tears of joy
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Tsotetsi Sithole, the husband of Gosiame Thamara Sithole said that he had cried when learned that his wife had given birth to ten babies.
He also said that South Africa would be able to see the babies when the time is right and right now the babies are very sensitive.