DEBUNKED! President Cyril Ramaphosa’s tap unveiling in KZN

DEBUNKED! President Cyril Ramaphosa’s tap unveiling in KZN

This video has caused Mzansi to spiral...

President Cyril Ramaphosa, tap unveiling
President Cyril Ramaphosa, tap unveiling / X (Twitter)

There are many momentous occasions around that country that President Cyril Ramaphosa attends. 

Recently, Cyril was captured in Jozini, KZN for the opening of the Bhekindoda water scheme. 

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The country is outraged over the fact that they were allegedly seen celebrating opening a single tap. According to X (Twitter), President Cyril is being lambasted for “cutting a ribbon for a single tap”. 

Have a look at the video in question here:

While uproar and discontent circulate the web, the President has clarified that this past weekend was “taken out of context and should be seen as government’s 'total commitment to accelerate the delivery of water'".

“The president was seen visiting a home that has recently had a tap installed and people mockingly suggested the president was presiding over the opening of a tap, which was not the case,” Presidency spokesperson Vincent Magwenya said on Wednesday.

This is not the first controversial moment President Cyril Ramaphosa has faced lately. 

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Take a look at the allegations of the use of Artificial Intelligence in his recent speech:

Currently, the Presidency is probing these claims.

How did this rumour spark? A series of X (Twitter) posts from YouTuber Roman Cabanac claim that Ramaphosa's speech on 21 November used ChatGPT. 

Vincent Magwenya, the spokesperson in the Presidency, clarified that the Presidential speeches are not composed using AI tools.

According to News24, Magwenya added that snippets of Ramaphosa's speech were supplied by the Department of Education. 

Magwenya further confirmed that a probe was underway and that action would be taken if it is proven that AI tools were used to write the speech.

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