'Not at all. Not at all' - Ramaphosa gets standing ovation as he responds to sellout claims


- news24.com | 7 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa received a standing ovation from the ANC as he insisted that he was never a spy and never sold his comrades out.

Ramaphosa was responding to claims which Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota made on Wednesday during his speech in the debate on Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday. Lekota claimed that when he was incarcerated with Ramaphosa and others in 1974, Ramaphosa was "rewarded" by apartheid's special branch after he wrote to them and said Lekota and the others put communist ideas in his head.

"In doing so, you condemned us, to the special branch," Lekota told a stony-faced Ramaphosa.

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