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Top 10 Most ‘Hated South African’ Popular Figures #Opinion


People in South Africa are known for being interesting and outspoken about events, government policies, and public figures through a variety of media. 

South Africans love the people they want to love and hate the people they want to hate for many different reasons. But this doesn't mean that some South Africans who don't like some of these public figures try to hurt them physically. 

They only show how much they dislike someone by making fun of them, making harsh observations, and giving harsh criticism, especially on social media. 

Here is a list of the 10 people South Africans hate the most: 

10. Carl Niheaus 

Carl Niheaus used to be former spokesman for South African ruling party the African National Congress, former spokesman for Nelson Mandela, People don't like him because he stands up for and defends government policies, even if most people don't agree with them. 

9. Floyd Shivambu 

Floyd Shivambu is a South African Politician serving as a member of parliament for the Economic Freedom Fighters. He was born in Malamulele, Limpopo.

The very outspoken man is hated by many Nigerians because of his many attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa, which many South Africans saw as malicious and unfounded, and because of some very controversial things he said about the Whites.

8. Sihle Zikalala

Sihle Zikalala is a South African politician from KwaZulu-Natal who has served as the Member of the Executive Council for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs since 2022. 

He has also been a Member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature since 2015. Many People don't like Zikalala because he works for the ruling party and gets a lot of help from the President.

7. Tito Mboweni

Tito Titus Mboweni is a South African politician who served as Minister of Finance of South Africa in the government of President Cyril Ramaphosa from 2018 to 2021. 

Mboweni was the eighth Governor of the South African Reserve Bank and the first Black South African to hold the post. Many Mzansi Calls him Cooking Corrupt Minster.

Pitso Mosimane 

Pitso 'Jingles' Mosimane is a South African professional Football Manager and a Former player. He is considered as one of the best coaches in Africa and he is the most successful Black football Coach in the World. He is the former coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, Supersport United and Al Ahly.

Some Football lovers hate him because he didn’t take Bafana Coaching Job.

5. Ray Zondo

Raymond Mnyamezeli Mlungisi "Ray" Zondo is a South African judge who is currently serving as Chief Justice of South Africa since 2022. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Zondo as South Africa's new chief justice with effect from 1 April 2022. 

People don't like this man because he is slow in decision making, and people thinks he lies too much.

4. Ace Magashule

Elias Sekgobelo "Ace" Magashule is a South African politician and former anti-apartheid activist who was Secretary General of the African National Congress until his suspension on 3 May 2021.

Since President Cyril Ramaphosa took office in 2016, Mzansi have beaten him up and said bad things about him on social media. Most people don't like him because of his Corruption when he was Free State Premier. People have used words that can't be printed to describe him in the news. 

3. Jacob Zuma

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is a South African politician who served as the fourth president of South Africa from 2009 to 2018. 

He is also referred to by his initials JZ and his clan name Msholozi. He was one of the loudest and most angry people who spoke out against the government of Former President Mbeki. 

South Africans also criticized him when he started working as President. One thing South Africans don't like about him is that he often tells lies to defend Guptas Family. Many South Africans think he is a liar because he uses so much propaganda.

2. President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africans call him Baba "go slow" because of how slowly he runs the country. In 2016, he took more than six months to put together his cabinet, which made some South Africans angry. Some South Africans don't like President Ramaphosa because he keeps going out of the country. A lot of people have said bad things about him on social media. 

He has been criticized by many South Africa news outlets for not following court orders. Some parts of the media called him a dictator because of this. 

Some South Africans insult and talk badly about President Buhari every day. Some South Africans put almost all of the country's problems on his shoulders. Almost every day, Ramaphosa is in the news on social media, especially on Twitter. Almost every day, different memes and cartoons that make fun of the President pop up on social media. 

1. Julius Malema

Almost all South Africans dislike Julius Malema. He is the leader of EFF, Many hate him probably because he wants Foreign Nationals to stay in South Africa, he criticized the ANC Government but he is also corrupt.

Even though South Africans hate some of the politicians on this list, it is important to remember that they still have a lot of supporters.

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