Govt's perky Twitter morning after #StateCapture tweet lampooned

2016-11-03 15:27

Cape Town - The South African government's tweeter-in-chief's perky wish for residents to have a great day backfired, setting off a flood of retorts, laughter emojis and of course, memes.

''Good morning South Africa, we wish you a great day,'' @GovernmentZA tweeted on Thursday.

But the timing, the morning after the release of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s “State of Capture” report, was too much for some.

Retorts were immediate.

Madonsela’s report opened a can of worms and included phone call records of members of the controversial Gupta family.

Twitter users were unsympathetic about the impact on those who were the report’s focus.

Sport and recreation spokesperson Esethu Hasane tried to come to the rescue with this:

Zuma is in Zimbabwe for government-to-government business with President Robert Mugabe.

Download the full State of Capture report here.

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