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Members of the SA Police Service heeded the president’s call with a performance for the #JerusalemaDanceChallenge during the annual National Police Prayer Day at the SAPS Academy in Pretoria last week. The hit song Jerusalema continues to trend globally. Picture: Alet Pretorius / Gallo Images
Members of the SA Police Service heeded the president’s call with a performance for the #JerusalemaDanceChallenge during the annual National Police Prayer Day at the SAPS Academy in Pretoria last week. The hit song Jerusalema continues to trend globally. Picture: Alet Pretorius / Gallo Images

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“Did the president just call on the nation to sing and dance in the middle of a devastating pandemic and a battered economy?” This was a question from an equally bemused and irritated friend just after the president addressed the nation ahead of Heritage Day last month.

President Cyril Ramaphosa specifically recommended that people dance and sing along to Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode’s global hit song Jerusalema.

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