Mbuyiseni Ndlozi's Support for Cuba Creates Discourse Online

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi's Support for Cuba Creates Discourse Online

- EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took to social media to share a short and simple tweet about Cuba which many were upset about

- Ndlozi simply stated "We are Cuba and Cuba is us", but many South Africans were left far from impressed

- Ndlozi's tweet comes after the troubles faced by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu after she defended the 24 Cuban engineers coming to SA

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Economic Freedom Fighters MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has created quite the buzz on social media with his latest post about Cuba. Ndlozi seemingly promoted Cuba by sharing a short and simple tweet regarding the country.

Ndlozi's tweet follows the news of 24 Cuban engineers who are being brought to South Africa on Friday, 23 April. A number of South Africans took to Ndlozi's replies section under the tweet to share their distaste for his views.

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Ndlozi did not seem to respond to any of the negative comments nor did he pay any mind to any of the comments that supported his thoughts.

Ndlozi, support, Cuba, sparks debate among South Africa
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has shared his thoughts on the 24 Cuban engineers by showing support to Cuba. Image: Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images and Fani Mahuntsi/Gallo Image
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Take a look at his tweet below:

Briefly News compiled a few of the comments left under his post:

@TshwareloMat1_ said:

"How can poverty in Africa be eradicated should we continue giving occupations to the Cubans?! We get it that you like the former SG of that country, but think beyond!"

@nhlalisuthi0206 shared:

"The EFF and its Ndlozi HATE South Africans with a passion. Always looking to protect and put foreigners waaay ahead of South Africans. EFF never says put SA first. Always "remove borders", now "we are Cubans". South Africans are now showing EFF flames in by-elections!!"

@kendogsta tweeted:

"At least we know now that you guys accept selective corruption."

@gwele_zola asked:

"Sounds just about a perfect catchphrase to get everyone dizzy including opposition parties. How many SA engineers are employed currently? How will they be part of the enlisting in order to transfer skills sought? What happened after deployment of the army there?"

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Briefly News earlier reported that the Department of Water and Sanitation has stated that the 24 Cuban engineers who have been hired in SA will improve the government's work in water delivery and other related services. Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has defended the decision once again.

According to Water and Sanitation spokesperson Sputnik Ratua, the 'highly qualified' Cuban engineers will help as advisers at both local and provincial levels across South Africa by sharing their skills.

Ratau stated that the area they will assist with are mechanical, civil and electrical engineering as well as project management.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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