Cyril Ramaphosa defends Bathabile Dlamini and angers Mzansi

Cyril Ramaphosa defends Bathabile Dlamini and angers Mzansi

- President Ramaphosa defended Bathabile Dlamini during a recent interview, and it deeply upset Mzansi

- According to the president, Dlamini has raised the bar on how SA must deal with gender-based violence

- South Africans expressed their disappointment in the president on social media platforms

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see News on your News Feed!

President Ramaphosa did a radio interview on the 13th of December, and it was going well - he promised he will not stop trying to clean up the ANC.

South Africans were happy to hear about his determination until he started defending the ANC's Minister of Women, Bathabile Dlamini.

Bathabile Dlamini is the minister of women, who is doing a good job in advancing the interests of women in our country. And she has really raised the bar on how the country should deal with gender-based violence.

As reported on by The South African, Dlamini has a dark cloud of scandal hanging over her head, and Mzansi does not want anyone defending her.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Dlamini isn't very popular, in fact, many people truly despise the woman and feels that she does not belong in a position of power.

She is held responsible for the chaos and corruption at SASSA and had to pay 20% of SASSA's legal fees.

Dlamini was also flamed for publicly defending an alleged woman abuser. In short, when she was appointed into her current role, South Africans were not happy, as reported on by

However, the president stands by what he said, resulting in Mzansi suspecting she has something on him.

South Africans took to social media to discuss the president's defence of Dlamini:

READ ALSO: Recent court ruling leaves people wondering who will pay Jacob Zuma's legal fees

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!


Related news
How political leaders spent their Human Rights Day yesterday

How political leaders spent their Human Rights Day yesterday

Human Rights Day: Here's what Ramaphosa, Malema and Maimane had to say
Mailfire view pixel