- Unhappy citizens phoned in to CapeTalk to complain about Cyril Ramaphosa
- Many were frustrated that the president often claimed to have no knowledge of some of the things going on government
- Several callers complained Ramaphosa so often acted "shocked" when a new scandal came to light
Several members of the public called into CapeTalk this week to share their thoughts on Cyril Ramaphosa and how he has been doing his job.
Many said they felt the president was out of touch with ordinary South Africans.
Others were annoyed that the president often claimed to be surprised or unaware of scandals and other negative stories regarding the ANC and government.
For example, Ramaphosa said he was shocked and outraged when load-shedding returned several weeks ago. He also said he was disappointed about the state of the railways and that "heads will roll" over the failures of Prasa, but then took little action to address it.
One caller complained that Ramaphosa was always "shocked about everything" and said that the president was locked away "in his palace".
Another caller admitted that the president was not responsible for everything his party did, but said it was unacceptable that he had not yet commented publicly on the new corruption allegations against Ace Magashule, Briefly.co.za has gathered.
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Another said that they had given up hope for a so-called "new dawn" under Ramaphosa, saying that Ramaphosa was doing nothing while corrupt officials continued to plunder the state.
"We were naive to expect anything different," the caller said.
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