Mixed emotions about Nene’s resignation request

South Africa

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has reportedly asked President Cyril Ramaphosa via a phone call to be let go as the minister of finance.

According to numerous reports, many political parties have put Nene under pressure over his testimony at the commission of inquiry into state capture, where he admitted that he attended a number of meetings with the controversial Gupta family at their Saxonworld home and businesses in Midrand.

South Africans took to Twitter, as the news broke, under the #Nene to express their concerns but emotions towards the news were mixed.

Some people said that they would be happy if Nene left while, others sympathised with him.


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