Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams placed on special leave

President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Communications Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on two months special leave. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Communications Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on two months special leave.

One month will be unpaid.

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It comes after a picture on social media showed the Minister having lunch at former deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana's home.

This was a violation of lockdown regulations.

Ramaphosa summoned the Minister to explain her actions.

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The President accepted the Minister’s apology for the violation but was unmoved by her explanation.

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, will act in Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams’ position.

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The President has directed the minister to publicly apologise to the nation.

Source
eNCA