Ramaphosa takes to the streets of Tembisa as election campaign begins

Ramaphosa takes to the streets of Tembisa as election campaign begins

- The African National Congress has planned many events leading up to the elections

- One of these campaigns is a rally at Makhulong Stadium on Friday

- The President went on a walk through Tembisa

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In an effort to show South Africa that it cares, the African National Congress (ANC) has planned a carefully thought out campaign leading up to the elections.

This campaign began with a walk through Tembisa at 05:00 this morning. The President, along with other senior officials, took a stroll through the area in the early hours of this morning, greeting residents and being seen.

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The party announced that this was one of many events that have been planned, all culminating in a rally at Makhulong Stadium on Friday.

Thuma mina

One initiative that the ANC hopes to draw attention to is the Thuma mina initiative aimed at service delivery and empowering communities to do good.

The Thuma mina initiative will run for three days at the beginning of every month. The intention of the party is to show the country that it really cares.

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Fikila Mbalula, head of the ANC elections commented that “We are here to fix what is broken but also to claim our victories. We are also here to showcase what the ANC government in Ekurhuleni has done and is doing. At the same time, we are here to act where there’s inactivity. People can talk about elections, but we’re not in elections”.

Briefly.co.za featured an article called No private jets for Ramaphosa: Our president flies economy.

In this article:

President Cyril Ramaphosa was spotted flying economy class on Friday, setting Twitter buzzing with the news.

From golf days and walks on the promenade to sweeping statements about combating corruption, and now President Cyril Ramaphosa has been spotted flying economy class.

While comparisons between presidents are never fair, there's no doubt in people's minds that Ramaphosa's approachable manner and contagious smile has endeared him to South Africans.

While some of the initial excitement over his election has faded, there are still moments when the "Ramaphoria" buzz kicks in.

Briefly.co.za learned that when our president was spotted in the economy class of a domestic flight on Friday.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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