Life stinks in Pampierstad, and Cyril just got a whiff of it

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Life stinks in Pampierstad, and Cyril just got a whiff of it

Ramaphosa and co on ANC birthday promo walkabout in the Northern Cape find locals aren’t in a party mood

Zimasa Matiwane, Zingisa Mvumvu and Qaanitah Hunter

The ANC’s top leaders were confronted with the grim reality of the people of the Northern Cape as they criss-crossed the province on Tuesday. 

As the party turns 108 on Wednesday, party leaders were met with glaring examples of poverty and unemployment as they mobilised communities to attend the party’s birthday celebrations on Saturday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa was not spared the reality of the residents of Pampierstad, who shared with him a grim picture of little to no service delivery...

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