Ramaphosa vs Steenhuisen vs Malema: How ‘well-liked’ is each leader?

Tom Head of The South African packs out the assessed popularity of party leaders Cyril Ramaphosa (ANC), John Steenhuisen (DA) and Julius Malema (EFF), according to a batch of data collected by Citizen Surveys.

Reza Omar is the strategic research director at Citizen Surveys. He notes that Cyril Ramaphosa is still a popular figure across South Africa, despite a myriad of challenges and stumbling blocks in his two-year reign:

“It’s interesting to note that President Cyril Ramaphosa continues to retain the highest favourability rating amongst the major political figures surveyed by SACS. In successive periods the President has, despite all the challenges facing him and the country, maintained these very high ratings.” – Reza Omar


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