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With many South African rugby fans waking up with headaches and nausea after a day of celebration, calls have been made to President Cyril Ramaphosa to make Monday a public holiday.
A number of high-profile citizens have pleaded with the president to give the nation a long weekend. The rationale behind this is that it gives the nation an opportunity to properly celebrate winning the Rugby World Cup and takes advantage of the positive energy running through the country according to thesouthafrican.com.
Briefly.co.za learned that an online campaign has been building up steam with the likes of Mmusi Maimane and Patricia de Lille getting behind the initiative.
Angie Motshekga, the Basic Education Minister, is technically president until Ramaphosa returns from Japan, perhaps she could sneak in a cheeky public holiday.
Some people warn that employers and the government shouldn't be surprised if a lot of people don't turn up for work on Monday.
However, there are some people who want to spoil the party but they have a good point. The economy is not in great shape and a public holiday will do more harm than good.
South Africa has been united in a way not seen since 1995 and celebs were caught up in the excitement.
The genesis of the idea began before the final with some people accusing others of counting their chickens before they hatch in case we lost the final.
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