2019 South African general election: Analysis and News

'President Ramaphosa is fun to work with, full of integrity and a team player'

The elections results have been announced and parties and now that the dust has settled, what happens next?

President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko talking to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies says nothing will change until the new president is sworn in.

She says working with the president has been 'an amazing experience' and something she will treasure forever.

Read: Election posters to be down by deadline, or parties face hefty removal charge

The president is a person full of integrity. Not only is he easily accessible, but also fun to work with.

Khusela Diko, Spokesperson - The Presidency

What has made my job easy is that when you ask the president questions he will always tell the truth and I think that is what South Africans have come to expect and that's what he has delivered.

Khusela Diko, Spokesperson - The Presidency

He is a team player... President Ramaphosa really keeps everyone up to date in terms of his thinking, his vision and where he wants us to go.

Khusela Diko, Spokesperson - The Presidency

Diko says the president is yet to make any decision with regards to the appointment of Cabinet members.

To hear the rest of the conversations, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 'President Ramaphosa is fun to work with, full of integrity and a team player'


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