Henry U. Orji (mediatalkafrica)
The president of South Africa was ones described as “unidentified leader” by a White House journalist. According to CNN, Darlene Superville, the White House reporter for the Associated Press, tweeted a picture of four world leaders at this year’s G7 Summit, tagging Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron. Instead of also tagging South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Superville labeled him as an “unidentified leader.”
All past south African residents were known to the world and if Ramaphosa is not known to his people what more Africans and the world, to an extent he is tagged “unidentified leader”, then he doesn’t have the capacity to lead a country like South Africa.
The incessant and unwarranted statements from leaders under his government is a sign of weakness on his own part, hence he should be held responsible for the killings of Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa.
A weak leader has no control over his people, enforcement of laws and order becomes difficult and such a country will be prone to civil crises; obviously the African nations will not be quiet if such happens.
To avoid such civil crises or war, I urge the African leaders to call for his resignation. hence Africa must be in unity of purpose.
South Africa is one of the great nations in Africa, hence exhibiting Xenophobic act is a shame not only to them “south Africans” but the African continent at large.
(CNN)- A White House journalist who described the South African president as an “unidentified leader” has drawn a backlash from social media users and press in South Africa and beyond.
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