Social media has spoken: #SecretBallot reaction

Social media and conversations across South Africa are clearly focused one thing - President Jacob Zuma’s vote of no confidence.

The president’s political fate will be decided later on Tuesday when Parliament debates and votes on his future.

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete on Monday shocked South Africa by announcing that she would allow a secret ballot.

On social media, #ZumaVote, #SecretBallot and #NoConfidence have all been trending since, with tweeps and even Members of Parliament poking fun at Zuma’s expense.

From the president himself, the rand and even the Guptas, nobody is being spared the burn from self-proclaimed political analysts on the Twitterverse.


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