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Here's which political party runs the area that Cyril Ramaphosa lives in, it is not the ANC. Opinion

Cyril Ramaphosa is the current president of South Africa and the leader of the ANC, because of this, it would be safe to assume that he lives in a municipality controlled by the ANC. However that's just not true. The reality of the situation is that Cyril Ramaphosa actually lives in an area governed by a political party that is one of the ANC's biggest competitors.

His current homes :

President Cyril Ramaphosa currently occupies Mahlamba Ndlopfu, which has been the official home of the head of Government since the 1940s. It has also served as a home to previous presidents, these being likes of Nelson Mandela, Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki.

The home is located in the Bryntirion estate in Pretoria. However the city of Pretoria in Tshwane is actually run by the DA, with the mayor being Randall Williams. So what does this mean for our president.

My Opinion :

While there is nothing wrong with our president living in a DA municipality, I believe it does seem perculier that he is getting his service delivery and other things that need to be provided by the town surrounding him, from the DA. This would mean that decisions about how the area around him is maintained and kept is also done by the DA.

While on a daily basis, he has to defend his party from the DA, by trying to convince South Africans that the ANC is better. When he goes home, he goes to a place run by his biggest competitor.

As a point of pride, I believe that the president should have instead chosen to live in an ANC run municipality, to show that he trusts the decisions made by the Party he runs.

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Source :

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahlamba_Ndlopfu

Source :

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_of_Tshwane_Metropolitan_Municipality

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