- Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni shared photos of a recent trip to a lodge in Limpopo
- Mboweni could be seen having a lovely time with family and friends
- His social media post had a polarising effect, as many were critical of Mboweni's visit
Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has become popular for his low-key and humble approach to life.
However, if recent social media activity is anything to go by, the minister was living it up at a popular lodge in Limpopo.
Taking to Twitter, Mboweni revealed that he paid a visit to ZZ2 Sanga Lodge near Tzaneen and had a joyous time with family and friends.
The post included four lovely photos and included the caption:
"Always feels good spending time with friends and family. Here at the ZZ2 Sanga Lodge with the Van Zyls and Kgosi Mbabata Modjadji. 1 March 2020. Near Tzaneen. #VisitLimpopo."
While the photos sought to display unity and Ubuntu, Briefly.co.za gathered that it rubbed many up the wrong way.
Numerous tweeps took exception to some of Mboweni's friends and sadly, there was an emphasis on race. The issue of land expropriation reared its ugly head again.
VivaMkhwebane vivaMogoeng (@Ntombitalks) said,
"Funny he's a minister of finance but he has nothing to say about the oppressive financial systems but wants us to applaud smiles and lunches with Europeans residing in Africa."
Stellenbosch Mafia (@Stellies_Mafia) added,
"White empires built on our land and celebrated by senior politicians."
Mzukulu kaMadani (@MaSbhene_27462) responded,
"We are led by sellouts shame."
Briefly.co.za reported that Mboweni was a busy man over the past few days, as he recently delivered the 2020 Budget Speech.
Dr Kenneth Creamer, an economist from Wits University, weighed in on the speech and shared some interesting findings.
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