The People of Mzansi Weighing on Criminal Claims Made Against President Cyril Ramaphosa, SA Is Divided

The People of Mzansi Weighing on Criminal Claims Made Against President Cyril Ramaphosa, SA Is Divided

  • The Office of the Presidency has issued a statement in the relation to the allegations levelled against President Cyril Ramaphosa
  • Ramaposa claims to open to investigation with nothing to hide but not everyone believes the President
  • The people of Mzansi are divided over the matter with many feeling strongly about the accusations made

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President Cyril Ramaphosa could soon face criminal charges after former State Security Agency head Arthur Fraser laid a criminal complaint against him. However, the Office of the Presidency has issued a statement in the relation to the allegations levelled against President, showing his cooperation and willingness to be investigated.

President Cyril Ramaphosa, Arthur Fraser, Mzansi
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s denial of criminal conduct and dismissal of claims by former spy boss Arthur Fraser has been met with mixed reactions online. Image: Getty Images
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Fraser has accused the sitting president of money laundering, theft, kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice. Some Mzansi citizens feel that the statement might be an attempt to pull the wool over people’s eyes and that the President could well be guilty.

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In a series of tweets, the Presidency confirmed that a robbery did take place on the Ramaphosa's property in Limpopo as Fraser stated, however, he was at African Union Summit in Addis Ababa at the time.

The Presidency added that the matter was reported to the head of the Presidential Protection Unit of the South African Police Service for investigation.

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Ramaphosa added that he is willing to cooperate with law enforcement as the investigations into the matter continue. The Presidency also highlighted that Ramphosa is committed to fighting against crime and corruption in the country.

The people of Mzanis shared their opinions on the matter

The accusations against the President have divided the people of Mzansi. Some feel they are total bogus claims while others cannot wait for Ramaposa’s day in court.

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Take a look at some of the things which have been said:

@RealityStriker said:

“So Arthur Fraser knew the President’s farm had been robbed but didn’t report that crime?”

@JackD157 said:

“People assume the worst just because @CyrilRamaphosa didn't report a robbery from 2yrs ago. Just STOP it! You know very well it takes a while to appoint a Task Team to start stakeholder engagement that will advise the committee to take immediate action and dial 10111...”

@moe_suttle said:

“Do you know how rich you have to be to be robbed off $4 million and be soo unfazed about the robbery, you decide to bribe the culprits to keep it to themselves? Cyril Ramaphosa is unhinged.”

@Abram237914521 said:

@PhethuQ86 said:

President Cyril Ramamphosa appoints BBBEE Council, hopes for economic reconstruction and recovery

In other Ramaposa news, Briefly News reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the names of those who have been appointed to lead the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Advisory Council.

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The group will take on the responsibility of economic reconstruction and recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The BBBEE act will be in action for two decades next year and Ramaphosa said the commitment to entrench and deepen economic empowerment is unwavering. He said while there has been progress, the country has gone backwards in terms of increasing black management control, upscaling skills development, entrenching enterprise development and broadening employment for black women and the youth. Eight of the 14 candidates on the committee are women.

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