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Posted by on Feb 10, 2013 in Current Events | 0 comments

SA speaks out with Tips For Zuma


The DA Parliamentary Leader Lindiwe Mazibuko (@LindiMazibuko) hosted this weeks’ DA Twitter Town Hall meeting. She asked for suggestions for the President to consider in his upcoming State of the Nation address.

Using the Twitter hashtag #TipsForZuma the one hour session rapidly turned into a flood of mostly critical suggestions for the President. These ranged from the blunt “Quit already” to many more realistic recommendations.

It remains to be seen just how much of the advice from citizens Mr Zuma actually takes to heart and makes mention of in his speech.

Here’s the Twitter feed showing the latest #TipsForZuma tweets, with a link to the search results below:

The Presidency (@PresidencyZA or PresidencyZA is also asking citizens to get involved in this years’ State of the Nation address by posting their thoughts to the Presidents’ official Twitter feed or Facebook page using the hastag #SONA2013. Here are some of the tweets made so far:

If you could get the President to address just a single South African issue right now, what would it be?

Share your thoughts?