“Nouveau Riche”: SA Shares Contrasting Remarks on Robert Gumede’s Alleged Mansion

“Nouveau Riche”: SA Shares Contrasting Remarks on Robert Gumede’s Alleged Mansion

  • South Africans are divided in their views as they look at a stunning house that is said to belong to businessman Robert Gumede
  • The mansion is located in Mpumalanga and many some believe Gumede deserves such a house based on how hard he's worked
  • Gumede is a well-known businessman and the founder of an information technology company, Gijima Technologies

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South Africans are in disbelief as they react to a stunning photograph of a house said to belong to well-known businessman Robert Gumede. As posted on social media by a famed lawyer, Richard Spoor, the mansion belongs to the founder of the IT group, Gijima Technologies.

Gumede’s house is located in a picturesque plot in Mpumalanga province and overlooks Mbombela as revealed by Spoor. The veteran legal mind headed online to share this amazing photo as he looks like he was hovering above the house in a chopper.

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Mzansi is now reacting to the photo and we selected a few remarks where some believe the lawyer is just critical of the philanthropist. Spoor penned his caption:

“Took a look at Robert Gumede’s pad overlooking Mbombela.”
SA, Share, Contrasting, Remarks, to Robert Gumede, Alleged Mansion
Richard Spoor has dropped a photo of a house allegedly belonging to Robert Gumede. image: @Richard_Spoor/Twitter
Source: Twitter

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The post reads:

@Peterthomas661 said:

“Jackpot, treasury running their own lottery too.”

@AxelMaritse said:

“Very nicely indeed.”

@ShaunterBruggs said:

“You have no clue as to how hard that man works and legitimately earns his keep.”

@Geewiz said:

“Not much into gardening like Tito, I see.”

@Grrove_Textiles said:

“Now that is nouveau riche.”

@KJMunyai said:

“The stuff that’s reserved for a certain race, as evidenced on the comments section, well done Robert Gumede.”

@Sakhi_Dlamini said:

“I don't understand the insinuation that he doesn't deserve it, like other prominent businessmen.”

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@Mthombeni_Chris said:

“Go to Helderberg in Somerset West and show us a look at Johann Rupert's residence as well.”

@NoDice_ said:

“He's a billionaire. It isn't farfetched for him to own a house of this scale.”

SA lawyer Richard Spoor feels for Jacob Zuma: “He deserves a pardon”

In a previous post regarding Spoor, Briefly News posted that a lawyer named Richard Spoor ruffled many feathers and has many people nodding in agreement after he shared a post about Jacob Zuma and his recently-decided 15-month jail sentence.

"Jacob Zuma deserves a pardon. He is 78 years old and has been poorly advised, mainly by people who sought only to exploit him for their own ends. 15 months in prison is like a death sentence for him. It is very harsh. Cyril must act.
"Carl Niehaus, Schabir Shaik, Julius Malema, Atul Gupta and Dali Mpofu are fine examples of self-interested exploitation of Jacob Zuma. Add to that all the RET fanboys who traded on their proximity to him. See, M Gigaba and a dozen other cabinet ministers and premiers," the post reads.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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