- A photo and video of Cyril Ramaphosa laughing at Julius Malema have gone viral
- Ramaphosa was seen laughing when Malema mentioned that private hospitals should be nationalised
- South Africans found the clip funny but were left divided on Juju's idea
On Wednesday, Julius Malema gave President Cyril Ramaphosa his support during a meeting with opposition parties over the current crisis, calling on businesses to avoid attempting to boost profits.
Juju has warned the private health sector to play its part in combating the coronavirus. The EFF leader also said that private hospitals could be nationalised to help combat the Covid-19 outbreak.
President Ramaphosa responded to Juju's idea by laughing and it did not go unnoticed by South Africans.
Twitter parody account, Not Adv Ngcukaitobi, @AdvNgcukaitobi, shared a photo of Ramaphosa giggling at Malema's statement.
The post read:
"When Malema said nationalisation of private hospitals Cyril couldn't hold himself. Malema is an utter joke. How can you nationalise other people's companies."
Take a look at the post below:
More social media users shared the clip and it had South Africans laughing out loud.
Take a look at the video below:
While many found the video funny some actually liked Julius Malema's idea and pointed out that Spain has already done it.
George Makubalo, who goes by the Twitter handle @GeorgeMakubalo, commented:
"Spain has temporarily nationalised private hospitals to deal with the Covid-19 virus."
Social media user, @stolencarRSA, added:
"It's possible if the president invokes a state of emergency."
Briefly.co.za previously reported Paseka Motsoeneng, who is infamously known as Prophet Mboro, has opened up about the coronavirus epidemic in South Africa.
ProphetMboro Times shared a video of the religious leader dressed in protective wear as he spoke about the novel Covid-19 virus.
Mboro said he made a prophecy last year about an outbreak after receiving a message from God. He then talked about the impact the virus would have on thousands of lives and the economy.
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