Twitter drags Ramaphosa after he sold his cattle for R19.5 million

Twitter drags Ramaphosa after he sold his cattle for R19.5 million

Over the weekend, President Cyril Ramaphosa sold some of his cattle worth R19.5 million on an auction- and South Africans are not happy about it at all.

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Ramaphosa is a very rich man, it is no secret- however, the recent auction of his cattle had South African fuming.

As reported earlier, Ramaphosa sold cattle to the value of $1.3 million (R19.5 million) from his Phala Phala Wildlife Farm at an auction over the weekend.

The auction was organised by a group of six breeding farms which are known as Stud Game Breeders.

According to tweeps, Ramaphosa was busy advocating for expropriation of land without compensation, when he himself owned several farms.

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So, we decided to take a look at some of the reactions his cattle auction gathered.

Rosalind Mathieson, who goes by the Twitter handle @RosMathieson, wrote: "Even as #SouthAfrica's President Cyril #Ramaphosa plans to push ahead on expropriating land without compensation, hurting the rand, he sold $1.3 million worth of animals from his expansive game and cattle operations."

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Silver Kayondo (@SilverKayondo) wrote on Twitter: "SA President #Ramaphosa has already cashed in on the rare Ugandan Ankole cattle because we did not protect it as a Geographical Indication (GI). What a terrible price we pay for not protecting our wealth that is worth protecting!"

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