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

Picture: Helen Zille/Twitter

Picture: Helen Zille/Twitter

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!”

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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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