- Very recently The New York Times did what they called an "exposé" on South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza
- The publication labels Mabuza as a corrupt politician. South Africans took to social media to express their views on the story - mainly that it's old news
In the report by one of the most well-known publications in the world, it is alleged that Mabuza is power-hungry and corrupt.
Briefly.co.za did a report on the details of the story, and it sheds a very negative light on the ANC.
Naturally, South Africans reacted to the news report by The New York Times.
Social media platforms were buzzing with the discussion of Mabuza and his alleged fraudulent acts. The general feeling is that the ANC and South African public already knew all these things about Mabuza.
@theresiawysoke - Most thinking South Africans know this already.The downside is the negative effect on overseas investment.
@Zamaanie - This is not a secret, it is a well known fact that David Mubuza is not just a criminal, he is a mafia, a hitman with gangs on his payroll
@Thabo_2909 - But this is not news because we all know the history of DD
@judith_february - Does the ANC care about yet another tale of corruption? They knew all this about Mabuza after all- and so did we.
@ronaldlirumo - Ramaphosa made a deal with Mabuza to win the ANC presidency in December. Mabuza was a never a good guy and Cyril knew this. There is no "new dawn".
@MoLesetja - The New York Times says that David Mabuza, as Mpumalanga Premier siphoned off money “from schools and other public services to buy loyalty and amass enormous power.” It is as good as reporting that a fish only lives in water.
@swanny19681 - THIS IS HOW THINGS ARE DONE IN AFRICA, THE MORE CORRUPT YOU ARE, THE BETTER CHANCE YOU WILL HAVE OF GETTING TO THE TOP. THEY NOT INTERESTED IN DO GOODERS BECAUSE THEY STICK TO THE RULE OF LAW AND CAN'T BE BRIBE OR MANIPULATED. LOOK AT DD ACE SUPRA MALEMA ZUMA MOTSONENG
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