Ramaphosa places Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave

8 April 2020, 11:11 AM
President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave for two months, one month of which will be unpaid. This follows the revelation on social media that Ndabeni- Abrahams recently violated COVID-19 lockdown rules.
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