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Margaret Chenery calls President Ramaphosa an Ape

Margaret Chenery is a white South African woman who is known for calling South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa an ape.

After making racism remarks on the President, the Kwazulu Natal, based Chenery quickly deactivated her facebook account.

Margaret Chenery made the following remarks: Absolutely the government fault, an ape trying to act like a first class president. The comments immediately caused outrage and Chenery was arrested

Margaret Chenery’s apolopgy for calling Cyril Ramaphosa an ape

Margaret Chenery who comes from the upper Highway region west of Durban reveals that her comment was blown out of proportion. “It was blown out of proportion and I apologise profusely, but I cannot talk to you right now,” she said.

Margaret Chenery apology comes late as a criminal case was opened against her comments. She now faces a charge of crimen injuria, which is defined as an act of “unlawfully, intentionally and seriously impairing the dignity of another. The case was opened by a citizen who found Margaret’s comments disgust-full and a reverse to efforts done to fight racism.

He emphasised that he was counting on the law to take it course.

“I’m waiting for her to go to a court of law to defend her case because I believe the onus is on her.”

He said issues such as these reiterated that SA still had a long way to go in terms of racism.

“I live in an integrated community. My son goes to an integrated school and we all go to an integrated church, but it is things such as this incident that make me lose trust in people,” he said.