ANC NGC in 140 characters or less

2010-09-20 18:17

Microblogging service Twitter was flooded with tweets when the ANC NGC got underway in earnest this morning in Durban with an address by President Jacob Zuma. Here are some of our favourites.

Rating the prez

» Seems Zuma had fun writing his speech. He has insulted Mbeki &co, Malema, Lekota & Shilowa – but hasn’t mentioned one by name. – philipdewet

» Eye contact JZ – you have to look up for effect! – DianneHawker

» JZ quoting Shakespeare: ‘It was a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.’ Crowd seem slightly impressed. – MandyRossouw

» Doctors to soon start selling JZ’s NGC speech on mp3 as cure for insomnia. – malalapipe_

» boxing commentary* Zuma comes out swinging. He jabs, lands a devastating right. Malema is on the rope, can he take the blows? – themba_m

Disciplining Juju
» Oooh now Zuma sjambokked Malema now. – naufalkhan

» Incredible seeing Malema’s stony-faced glare after Zuma’s dressing down on eTV. A man unable to hide his emotions, Malema is. – mandyldewaal

So random
» Judging from @stephengrootes tweets the NGC should re renamed “Not Goodenough Comrades”. – dionchang

» Yep, decided to take a gander... the ladies and men toilet signs are in ANC colours. – jauhara

» Malema At NGC: “I Would Kill For A Sandwich.” – TheWeeklyCrab

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