Ramaphosa cuts Malema's land heckle short

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- citizen.co.za | 2 months ago

President Cyril Ramaphosa was almost interrupted during his state of the nation address (Sona) Thursday by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, but managed to avert a disruption to his speech.

When Malema heckled the president, saying “Land! Land!”, Ramaphosa cut him short, saying: “”I will come to that part Malema, the issue of land”. Moments later, Ramaphosa was applauded by ANC MPs after Ramaphosa made a commitment to providing land for the poor, while a silent Malema looked on.

“While we have made great progress in providing housing, many South Africans still need land to build homes and earn livelihoods,” Ramaphosa said.

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