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I kept my side of the bargain, says gran promised house by Ramaphosa

Seventy-year-old Katriena Sambaba pledged her vote to the ANC on election day, and now she waits

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Every time Katriena Sambaba sees unfamiliar people or a car pulling up outside her home, she wonders if they are from the presidency.

Almost two weeks ago, the 70-year-old granny who lives in a tiny house in Mamre, north of Cape Town, was promised a three-bedroom house by President Cyril Ramaphosa, who said it would be built within three weeks.

During door-to-door campaigning for Monday’s local elections, Ramaphosa was appalled by Sambaba’s living conditions...

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