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Ramaphosa cracks whip, docks Ndabeni-Abrahams pay for violating lockdown rules

8 April 2020 11:07 AM
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President Cyril Ramaphosa has accepted the minister's apology for violating the lockdown regulations by having lunch with friends.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave for two months, one of which will be unpaid, for violating lockdown rules.

This comes after many citizens called for Ndabeni-Abrahams to face music following the emergence of a picture where she was having lunch with former African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament Mduduzi Manana despite the national lockdown.

In a statement, the Presidency says Ramaphosa accepted Ndabeni-Abrahams's apology for the violation but was unmoved by mitigating factors she tendered.

RELATED: Ramaphosa summons Ndabeni-Abrahams for breaking lockdown rules


8 April 2020 11:07 AM
Tags:
Communications and Telecommunications Minister Stella Ndabeni Abrahams
Covid 19
#Covid19
lockdown rules
21-daylockdown

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