Ramaphosa apologises to Mantoa Malema over violence allegations

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has proffered an apology to Mantoa Malema following ANC MP Boy Mamabolo’s allegation that her husband physically abuses her.

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2/20/2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa has proffered an apology to Mantoa Malema following ANC MP Boy Mamabolo’s allegation that her husband physically abuses her. SONAreply

President Cyril Ramaphosa has proffered an apology to Mantoa Malema following ANC MP Boy Mamabolo’s allegation that her husband physically abuses her.

The allegation first emerged in 2017 and was raised by women’s league president Bathabile Dlamini in the run-up to the ANC’s national elective conference that elected Ramaphosa. Malema later repeated that claim. “The matter that was raised by Honourable Malema here ... He raised it in 2017 and said that the president used to assault his first wife, Hope Ramaphosa. Now, Hope Ramaphosa responded and said that is not true,” Ramaphosa said addressing the allegation against him. “Honourable Malema stood here and made an allegation, but before that an allegation was made against him by a member of the ANC,” Ramaphosa said. “You have raised the issue of my late former wife Nomazizi. She is not here to respond for herself.” Malema attempted to respond to Ramaphosa at the end of the sitting but was denied the chance by the presiding officer. He began by saying that Ramaphosa sat back while his wife was insulted before being drowned out by ANC MPs. The weaponisation of GBV is an insult to the millions of women who are victims of this national crisis. Ramaphosa warned against “weaponising” gender-based violence and began his response by reading a text he says he received following Mamabolo’s claims. The text read: “Dear President. I text you with a very heavy heart. I am most saddened as a woman. The use of Gender Based Violence (GBV) as grist for the gossip-mill in your Parliament is one that has weighed heavily on me. The weaponisation of GBV is an insult to the millions of women who are victims of this national crisis. “I dream of a nation where our leaders use the platform to speak about solutions on GBV, gender inequality and femicide as opposed to using it to settle political scores. This social crisis is a reality for many women, not just in our country but all over the globe. “The mention of a person who has passed away in Parliament yesterday evening was unjust, unnecessary and very spine chilling. It was raw and inconsiderate. I am deeply saddened by the manner in which the events unfolded.” He told MPs that they all owed the nation an apology for the manner in which the matter was handled. Both Malemas issued Mamabolo a letter of demanding calling on him to apologise and retract his comment failing which he would face a defamation case where they would each seek R1 million from him. Mamabolo is yet to apologise and has insisted that he has proof of the claim. S'thembile Cele Read more: City Press

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Agge shame ! Malema has been name calling and accused people for the past 10 years and not once has he apologized! O, we forgot...he's 'in charge'. But at play here is that the ANC planned the attack on CIC through Boy Mamabolo and it explode on their face,they come and apologized,again a sign of a plan was Ronald Lamola by attaching EFF and CIC,I hope Ronald doesnt complain when EFF returned the favour

There is no honourable Julius_S_Malema and first the facts and then the apology if necessary. What does it say about the Speaker who presided over the unparliamentary slanging match and allowed it to happen? Good , now let's get down to serious business of fixing the country, and work on finding ways to stop GBV crimes .

That 'Honorable' is still used in ParliamentofRSA of disgrace, is beyond comprehension CyrilRamaphosa MYANC JacksonMthembu_ tito_mboweni EFFSouthAfrica Julius_S_Malema FloydShivambu MbuyiseniNdlozi 🙄😲😬 Funny that in extending an apology, CyrilRamaphosa Never mentioned any of the serious incidents Julius_S_Malema should be apologizing for!

Boy Mamabolo is fighting to get the attention of his former girlfriend. Does that mean Boy has lost the case already? Let's debate about the distance between CupCake and Boy in the parliament. If CupCake takes the issue of GBV serious why did he allow Boy who was standing next to him to continue insulting Mantoa and only apologize today?

We know Ramaphosa Ke Maloma a Fodisha, even with Marikana Mine Workers and there after been under pressure he tendered a staggering apology like he is doing now

‘My heart goes out to Mantoa’, Ramaphosa apologises to Malema over abuse allegations | IOL NewsPresident Cyril Ramaphosa extended an olive branch to EFF leader Julius Malema and apologised to him for abuse allegations ... Is this how a HOS responds on an accusation of GBV. Why not say if the member has evidence he must produce it

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‘My heart goes out to Mantoa’, Ramaphosa apologises to Malema over abuse allegations | IOL NewsPresident Cyril Ramaphosa extended an olive branch to EFF leader Julius Malema and apologised to him for abuse allegations ... Is this how a HOS responds on an accusation of GBV. Why not say if the member has evidence he must produce it

'I'm sorry,' says Ramaphosa to Malema after wife-abuse claim in parliamentPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema for allegations made by ANC MP Boy Mamabolo that he was abusing his wife, Mantoa. I am sorry, and I quit.... that's the only apology South Africans expect from Ramaphosa He was a born Apologetic as always No you did not Mr President CyrilRamaphosa. Fake news

Ramaphosa apologises to Malema family for abuse allegationsI am sure Ramaphosa's middle name is Apology! PresidencyZA CyrilRamaphosa is a responsible citizen, grandfather, father, husband, uncle n brother. A man. Cc KhuselaS pulemabe Magashule_Ace tito_mboweni GwedeMantashe1 MbalulaFikile FloydShivambu MbuyiseniNdlozi Powerfm987 Radio702 KarimaBrown Julius_S_Malema But did he dispute the allegations against him?

Fullview nothing more than a political and strategic moving of a chess piece on the 🇿🇦 chess board..

'I'm sorry,' says Ramaphosa to Malema after wife-abuse claim in parliamentPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema for allegations made by ANC MP Boy Mamabolo that he was abusing his wife, Mantwa Lo president ukhuluma I nonsense We're going no where with Ramaphosa presidency its just useless good for apologies



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