Ramaphosa Gets His Hands Dirty on Mandela Day Cleaning Up After Failed Insurrection

Ramaphosa Gets His Hands Dirty on Mandela Day Cleaning Up After Failed Insurrection

  • President Cyril Ramaphosa took a shovel to the mess left over after the violent protests that swept across KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng last week
  • He joined in with other South Africans to rebuilt and clean up on Mandela Day 2021 and he thanked people for their hard work in defending democracy
  • Social media users took to the internet to react to the president getting his hands dirty and shared their opinions of the president

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President Cyril Ramaphosa was not being metaphorical when he said that he would help the country clean up after a week of violent unrest.

He got his hands dirty and personally took part in a cleanup operation to mark Mandel Day 2021.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa personally helped in cleaning up after the violent unrest that swept parts of Mzansi, Photo credit: GCIS/Flickr
Source: UGC

Ramaphosa said that he joined all South Africans in cleaning up the country after the failed insurrection attempt left many parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal in ruin.

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Social media users react to seeing the President getting his hands dirty


"They are destroying our beloved country. Everybody standing together is a positive reflection on South Africa's future."


"We love you our President. Your humility brings tears. Thank you to our Honourable President and all leaders for your sacrifices for our democracy. Please, President, make time to rest."


"Now we want to see, you and your cabinet cleaning up all the tax looting, the collapsing of our SOE, the lawlessness by ANC that led us to this store looting. We need to see authentic, responsible, accountable leadership."


"@CyrilRamaphosa, Mr president thank you. But this mess we can clean and will clean.
You clean the mess that we can't clean the mess is the cabinet you must clean that pls."

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"A president with a difference, we are so blessed to have such may God continue to give you wisdom and more grace."

Mzansi shares their plans on making Mandela Day 2021 special this year

South Africans took to social media to share their plans for Mandela Day, some were long in the making and others were born of necessity following the violent unrest over the past week.

This year Mandela Day has taken on a slightly different meaning as South Africans reflect on what it means to live in the rainbow nation.

Kolisi Foundation working on getting food relief to areas hit hard by protests

Rachel and Siya Koilsi have often helped South Africans in the past, particularly during the lockdown and the Kolisi Foundation has become a force for good in the country.

Rachel took to Instagram to say that the foundation is hard at work preparing to deliver food relief to the hardest-hit parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

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