President Cyril Ramaphosa's popularity dropped by 14% - New survey

President Cyril Ramaphosa's popularity dropped by 14% - New survey

- A new survey shows that President Ramaphosa is losing the support of South Africans

- The numbers indicated that Ramaphosa went from a popularity standing of 68% down to 54%

- Despite this, Ramaphosa is still the top leader with his closest competitor - Mmusi Maimane - at 31%

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Faith in President Ramaphosa is dwindling rapidly. According to a new survey, only slightly more than half of South Africa feels he's still the best leader for the country.

The survey was done by Citizen Surveys, a Capetonian marketing and social research company.

The survey shows that Ramaphosa's popularity dropped from 68% to 54%.

This comes after Ramaphosa enjoyed an increase in support as he went from 64% to 68%.

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However, despite the fall in popularity, Ramaphosa is still on the top - other leaders like Mmusi Maimane and Julius Malema fell short of the president.

Maimane stood at 31% and Malema was close on his heels at 29%.

This is the second survey to show that Ramphosa is rated higher than any other political leader, as reported on earlier by

The Citizen reports that the survey also shows that 65% of South Africans still believe SA is heading down the wrong path.

Faith and trust in government institutions like SARS, SAPS and the public protector also declined.

But South Africans have a serious die-hard attitude. Roughly 60% of SA is optimistic about their lives improving in the rest of the year.

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Ramaphosa is at hard at work to achieve economic growth for SA:

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