President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced that South Africa would be offering financial aid to Zimbabwe in an effort to help rebuild the embattled nations economy. A recent poll has suggested that majority of South Africans may have a different view on the matter.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that financial aid would be extended to Zimbabwe in a bid to help restore economy stability in the country.
Ramaphosa had been adamant that the financial aid would not come at the expense of South Africa's budget, which is currently under tremendous strain.
A recent poll posed to our readers at Briefly.co.za revealed that Mzansi is not sold on the idea.
Phindile Mtambo pointed out that the South African economy is struggling and that funding Zimbabwe, when the funds were unlikely to benefit the citizens of Zimbabwe, was unwise.
Natala Khotha shared a popular opinion that Zimbabwe citizens had brought the current economic situation on themselves and should be the ones to rectify it.
GMoney Za pointed out that embattled state-owned entities were currently crippled and youth unemployment was extremely high. He felt that Zimbabwe should look elsewhere for funding.
Sello Ramabolu agreed that the funds would be better spent within the borders of South African as apposed to our neighbor Zimbabwe.
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