South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Resignation Believed Imminent Over ‘Farmgate’ Scandal – IOTW Report

South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Resignation Believed Imminent Over ‘Farmgate’ Scandal

ZeroHedge: South Africa is facing deep political turmoil and corresponding uncertainty across markets amid growing calls for President Cyril Ramaphosa to step down over an emerging bizarre scandal centered on the alleged theft of $580,000. The over half million in cash was literally found stuffed in a sofa at a farm that Ramaphosa owns. The timing of the crisis couldn’t be worse given long-awaited economic reforms had only just begun to take shape and improve the country’s outlook. 

The mysterious cash payment has sparked outrage particularly among the opponents of the ruling African National Congress, and with his allies holding emergency consultations. On Thursday South African media is reporting President Ramaphosa is to imminently address the nation as prospect for his resignation grows, and as he faces impeachment. MORE


8 Comments on South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Resignation Believed Imminent Over ‘Farmgate’ Scandal

  1. Under the sofa cushions? What an amateur – professional corrupt politicians launder their money through the Ukraine.

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  2. Consequences for corruption in South Africa?
    BUT NOT in the United States of America?

    We’re pretty fuckin pathetic …

    mortem tyrannis
    izlamo delenda est …

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  3. “…alleged theft of $580,000…”
    half a mil! wadda piker.
    help me up off the floor, I’m laughing so hard I can’t move

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  4. Yo Knee-Grow… Yous gotsta be a card-carrying, cheap, lying, no good, rotten, four-flushing, snake-licking, dirt-eating, inbred, overstuffed, ignorant, blood-sucking, brainless, dickless, hopeless, heartless, bug eyed, incompetent, inexperienced, lazy, cheating, childish, mean, petty, vindictive, arrogant, imperious, sarcastic, narcissistic, corrupt, wildly-spending, out-of-touch, dope-smoking, pot-headed, hate-filled, shame gland missing democRAT to play that game!!

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  5. oh dear, and Charles The III, King of England, Wales, Scotland, Canada, and so on….. just threw him a yuge party.

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