Ramaphosa backtracks on 'nine wasted years' under Zuma


- city-press.news24.com | 12 months ago

What a difference a week can have on one’s view of the past.

Last week, while at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Cyril Ramaphosa made a contentious statement in which he referred to his predecessor Jacob Zuma’s term in office as “a wasted nine years”. A week later, while addressing scores of ANC supporters gathered at the Galeshewe Stadium in the Northern Cape, Ramaphosa appeared to backtrack on these sentiments, declaring: “In the past few years, the ANC has moved South Africa forward in a meaningful way.

”He went on to say that the ANC had touched South Africans in a manner that far exceeded all other political parties.

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