In Ramaphosa we trust, survey shows, while DA slides

- | 4 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa appears to not only be carrying the hopes of the ANC’s success in the coming elections, he is also seemingly the only glimmer of hope for South Africans who had no faith in his predecessor.

A study conducted by the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) showed South Africans have more than twice as much trust in Ramaphosa as they had in Jacob Zuma. The results of the 2018 survey, Wave 2, released yesterday, reveal that public trust in the Presidency increased to 55% since Ramaphosa took over the reins.

This is more than double the gloomy 26% scored by Zuma’s presidency in the results of the first survey, conducted in 2017.

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