- South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently shared a very heartwarming post on Twitter
- In his post, Mboweni shared a photo of himself while at the same time celebrating his African background
- Many of his fans and followers loved the post, each of them taking to the comment section to share their thoughts
Minister Tito Mboweni recently headed to his favourite app, Twitter, to share a heartfelt post about being an African. The post features a picture of himself smiling broadly and looking like his usual jolly self.
"Well, I am an African!," he captioned the heartwarming post.
Soon the comment section was full as many locals headed there to share their thoughts and feeling on the post. Read a few of their most interesting comments about Minister Mboweni's post below:
"Me too. African to the core."
"So are my children! White and all! Born and bred on the African continent! Paid for the privilege with taxes paid by their parents all their lives!"
"Of course you are black, what are you thinking."
"You are a dark-skinned South African, I am a light-skinned South African. We share a country, a heritage and to put it in Nelson Mandela's words, a rainbow nation, with a flag that depicts all of us."
@Tsogang3 sarcastically wrote:
"And all this time I though you were British Flushed face, how could I have been so wrong."
"Your smile says it all gore o kgama ke happiness."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has slammed South Africa's "abusive" relationship with neighbouring country Zimbabwe. Mboweni took to Twitter and shared a screenshot of SABC journalist Samkelo Maseko where he quoted ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe.
In the tweet, Mantashe is quoted as saying: "You can't always have a neighbour that is always blackmailing you. This relationship with Zimbabwe (Zanu PF) is always filled with threats and blackmail. I don't like that."
Mboweni took to the micro-blogging app on Monday, 11 January and shared that Mantashe should have expressed that the relationship is abusive. Social media users have shared mixed reactions to Mboweni's tweet and Mugwadi's threat.
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Source: Briefly News