‘Hello, Mr President … is this thing on?’ Cyril’s virtual imbizo flops

03 July 2020 - 06:00 By Andisiwe Makinana
President Cyril Ramaphosa said government's central concern was the health of all people.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said government's central concern was the health of all people.
Image: ESA ALEXANDER

It was meant to be give South Africans a chance to speak directly to President Cyril Ramaphosa.

But, far from a robust affair, the virtual imbizo was filled with glitches, lukewarm answers and awkward silences.

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