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ANC not impressed with Zille’s awkward Cyril pic ‘caption competition’

Social media users have also shared pictures of the premier and asked her to comment on them.

Western Cape premier Helen Zille ruffled ANC feathers on Friday after sharing a picture of President Cyril Ramaphosa with ANC Western Cape treasurer Maurencia Gillion. She seems to have been snapped in a slightly awkward position with the president after greeting him with a hug at an ANC event.

Zille took a screen shot of the moment, shared it on social media and said the picture was “begging to be used in a caption competition”, much to the Western Cape ANC’s disapproval.

The party said: “You being are opportunistic, just like your neo-liberal party, to take a split 1 second of a frame photo and beg for commentary! Focus on developing policy instead of behaving like a tabloid magazine!”


Those who responded asked Zille to comment on a picture of her kissing then Agang leader Dr Mamphela Ramphele during an ill-fated press conference announcing Ramphele as the DA’s presidential candidate in 2014.

Others asked her to comment on another picture of her posing next to one of the Gupta brothers.


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