Cyril Ramaphosa

5. Cyril Ramaphosa.

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa also does not need any form of introduction in South African politics. He is a politician, businessman, activist, and trade union leader who has served as the Deputy President under President Jacob Zuma since 2014. He is the chairman of national planning commission which is accountable for the strategic planning of the country.

His role at the trade union and his unique ways of handling things has made many South Africans to like him.

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4. Solly Msimanga.

Solly Tshepiso Msimanga is a South African politician. After the Democratic Alliance’s victory in Tshwane in the 2016 election, Msimanga was elected mayor by Tshwane City Council on its first meeting.

He has taken many executive decisions that makes him a role model for many South Africans. Some of those decisions are : Banning blue lights, No more luxury cars, Monitored Overseas trips, No more extravagant parties, Pretoria City Hall scandal.

He has been fighting corruption ever since he stepped into office and most South Africans want leaders that are not corrupt.

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3. Pravin Gordhan.

Pravin Gordhan is SA Minister of Finance.  He is also the former Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, serving from 2014–2015.

Gordhan has worn many SA hearts by his bravery opposition to jacob Zuma’s attempt to run the National Treasury and the state capture.

He has challenged the presidency in cases like; SSA saga,  Eskom, PRASA, NT investigation, and the nuclear deal has made Gordhon popular amongst most South Africans.

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2. Mmusi Maimane.

Mmusi Aloysias Maimane is a South African politician, the leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance political party since 10 May 2015, and the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of South Africa since 29 May 2014

In addition to his political career, he is also a pastor and elder of the deeply conservative Liberty Church.

Maimane is now a big role model to many South Africans because of his modest and gentle way of handling things. The just concluded Local Government elections will prove to you that Maimane will lead the country better than Pres. Zuma.

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1. Thuli Madonsela.

Right now, she does not need any form of introduction in South Africa.

If this little sweet peach of an advocate decides to contest for any political seat, many South Africans will be beside her.

Many may not see her as a politician, but considering her astonishing carrier as public protector, she will make a good politician.

She is loved by many South Africans for her honesty and bravery following her exposure of the Nkandla scandal, institutionalized rot within the SABC, mismanagement within the Independent Electoral Commission and tender irregularities in Limpopo by the chubby little poster boy for Cornish Pasties; Julius Malema.

Her eloquence and demeanour, when delivering scathing uncoverings of our local political elite, without fear or favour, is enough to make many like her.

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