Forcing President Ramaphosa’s hand on Ministerial Handbook is a promising sign for DA and the public

BizNews Radio

18-10-2022 • 12 mins

Following a public outcry after the discovery that President Cyril Ramaphosa was about to give cabinet members and its deputies unlimited free electricity and water plus a couple of extra aides when he amended the Ministerial Handbook, the president has made a U-turn and withdrew the amendments. The Democratic Alliance has claimed it as a victory for the party and people. The DA’s Dr Leon Schreiber told BizNews it is a promising sign that the DA and public can force the hand of the president on wasteful expenditure and corruption. – Linda van Tilburg Learn more about your ad choices. Visit