ANC celebrates 109th birthday as #VoetsekANC trends online again

ANC celebrates 109th birthday as #VoetsekANC trends online again

- The African National Congress (ANC) is celebrating it's 109th year and SAns are not here for it

- #VoetsekANC is the number one trending hashtag on Twitter as South Africans share their frustration

- Briefly.co.za took to Twitter to see what Saffas had to say about the ANC under the trending hashtag

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On 8 January, 1912, the African National Congress (ANC) was officially formed. The ANC is now celebrating its 109th birthday but many South Africans have taken the opportunity to call the ruling party out.

As always, it's "Voetsek Friday" on Twitter and SAns have turned all their attention onto the ANC. #VoetsekANC has been at the top of the Twitter trend list since the early hours of Friday morning with many frustrated tweeps using the hashtag.

Number two on the trending list is "#ANC109" which includes a few congratulatory messages and a lot of frustration.

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ANC celebrates birthday, #VoetsekANC trends

The African National Congress (ANC) is celebrating it's 109th birthday as #VoetsekANC trends online. Image: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg
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Briefly.co.za took to Twitter to compile a few of the top tweets under #VoetsekANC. Read some of them below:

@Tyrone_Mkansi said:

"The R500 billion was looted through PPES, and people were told that they irresponsible while the funds which must take care of them were looted by the government of the ANC. #VoetsekANC."

@Unathi_Kwaza wrote:

"Isn't it interesting that all the so-called transformation measures that #VoetsekANC adopted since 1994, have only destroyed institutions, departments, SOEs, sports administration offices. And of course, they create overnight millionaires and billionaires."

@PKKao5 tweeted:

"ANC's 109 years of existence and 27 years in governance means nothing. Mud houses, no water, corruption, unemployment! #VoetsekANC."

@RamaboduObakeng asked:

"#VoetsekaANC what are you celebrating bloody crooks? ANC109OfLooting."

@simaxis added:

"#VoetsekANC Commemorating 109 years. Nothing to commemorate, you have brought SA to its knees. Impoverished millions and bankrupted us with your incompetence/graft/arrogance and mis-governance."

Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that #VoetsekBhekiCele trended alongside #VoetsekANC. #VoetsekBhekiCele is trended alongside #VoetsekANC as South Africans expressed disdain for Cele who had taken to inspecting SA beaches in order to keep citizens from breaking the lockdown rules.

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Read a few of their tweets below.

@DefacedPicasso said:

"Bheki Cele himself doesn't care that police didn't get their salary increase so y'all together with him can voetsek #VoetsekBhekiCele. Happy Festive to our Police, please get some rest and enjoy your Christmas..you've been chasing these criminals called South Africans since lockdown."

@SAN4ZN said:

"He's busy going to the nice quiet places where he can enjoy the beach to himself and obviously not have to do any actual work...when has he ever been known to fulfil any of his responsibilities and duties? Busy touring SA at our cost of course. #VoetsekBhekiCele#VoetsekANC."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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