The African National Congress is dominating the conversation on social media. According media consultancy firm Acumen Media’s 30 Day Case Study, in February #PresidentRamaphosa came up as the top net sentiment.
Congress of the People President Mosiuoa Lekota has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of undermining the constitution of the country by facilitating the amendment of section 25 of the constitution to expropriate land without compensation.
Opposition parties with little representation in the National Assembly have lamented their challenges leading up to the 2019 general elections.
The Congress of the People says it will introduce a Private Members Bill to the National Assembly in 2019 aimed at changing the current Electoral Act to provide for independent candidates to stand for both national and provincial legislatures.
Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has described the death of the ANC stalwart and retired diplomat Moss Chikane, as a significant loss for the country.